slide rule
Read Online

slide rule how to use it by Rufus T. Strohm

  • 336 Want to read
  • ·
  • 78 Currently reading

Published by International Textbook in Scranton, Pa .
Written in English


  • Slide-rule

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Rufus T. Strohm and Archibald De Groot.
ContributionsDe Groot, A. 1896- joint author., International Correspondence Schools
LC ClassificationsQA73 .S85
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6030610M
LC Control Number48006997

Download slide rule


The slide rule, also known colloquially in the United States as a slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer. As graphical analog calculators, slide rules are closely related to nomograms, but the former are used for general calculations, whereas the latter are used for application-specific computations. The Slide Rule The book, written by Florian Cajori, is the standard work on the early history of the slide rule. There is also a version as a Word document which is smaller ( Kb). More details on the book are given here. Teach Yourself the Slide Rule. This is . Crescent Lufkin 5/8 in. x 8 ft. Red End Wood Rule with 6 in. Slide Rule Extension - X48N. out of 5 stars $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Feb FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: ComiXology Thousands of Digital. Slide Rule books, including manuals and catalogs Thompson's original slide rule book was also updated in a second edition ("The Standard Manual of the Slide Rule") that many collectors feel is the standard slide rule reference text. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of the revised edition, but even this early work has a lot going.

In his second book, Joint Slide Rules: Sectors, 2-foot 2-fold and similar slide rules, expert Peter M. Hopp examines the joint rule, completing an important but neglected part of slide rule history. The book is a comprehensive account of joint rules and contains detailed information on over two hundred joint slide rule makers from around the world. how to use dual base log log slide rules by Professor Maurice L. Hartung 1By putting special scales on a slide rule, these and certain other operations much more difficult than those shown in the above table can be done easily. 3. Figure2:Needacaption. Figure3:Needacaption. Mar 29,  · How to Use a Slide Rule. To someone who doesn't know how to use it, a slide rule looks like a ruler designed by Picasso. There are at least three different scales, and on most of them the numbers aren't even spaced evenly apart. But after. Slide Rule: Autobiography of an Engineer is the partial autobiography of the British novelist Nevil Shute. It was first published in Slide Rule concentrates on Nevil Shute's work in aviation, ending in when he left the industry.. The book begins with details of Shute's childhood and upbringing, his school years, events in the Easter Dublin Rising, where his father was Secretary.

Dec 14,  · K&E Salisbury Products Division Slide Rules by Joseph L. Soper. The Book. Clark McCoy, OS Membership Secretary writes: The long awaited book by Joe Soper on K&E slide rule production at the Salisbury Plant is now available. Having read a draft copy a year ago I have been eager for its arrival ever since. The Oughtred Society was founded in by a group of slide rule collectors and is dedicated to the preservation and history of slide rules and other calculating instruments. Over the past three decades it has evolved to an international organization with members in 20 countries. Keuffel & Esser, Pickett, Dietzgen, and other major slide rule companies often included an instruction manual in the purchase of the instrument. Some donors have provided these booklets and other paper items, such as advertising flyers, directions for cleaning slide rules, warranty certificates, and. What is the significance of the Breitling circular slide rule? Breitling, a Swiss watch company, released their pilot's slide rule and their pilot's wristwatch in Specifically adapted for flight calculations, the Breitling Navitimer model calculated airspeed, rate of elevation or descent, flight time, distance, and fuel consumption for.