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Slide Rule is an autobiography, but the part that almost everyone will buy it for is the account of the building of the R airship in competition with the R These were the largest of their generation, vastly larger than the A and jets of by: 6.

Originally published in German in as the first major book on the history of the slide rule since Florian Cajori's A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule, this newly revised and translated edition of Slide Rules, A Journey Through Three Centuries, offers readers a fresh, more Continental perspective on this most fascinating of calculating instruments/5(5).

Slide Rule is Nevil Shute Norway's autobiography about his early years as an aeronautical engineer. It only briefly touches on his sometimes parallel career as author Nevil Shute. The Slide rules book half of the book covers his involvement during the late 's up to in a very exciting venture in which England sought to develop its own aeroship along the lines of the success of the German Zeppelins.4/5.

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Thompson's original slide rule book was also updated Slide rules book 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 for it.

44 rows  The book is a comprehensive account of joint rules and contains detailed information on. After explaining the parts of a slide rule, the manual divides the process of learning to use a slide rule into twelve steps, each of which are discussed with examples, solutions, and exercises in the remainder of the pamphlet.

15 rows  The Slide Rule The book, written by Florian Cajori, is the standard work on the early history. One of their titles was "Teach Yourself the Slide Rule" by Burns Snodgrass M.B.E.

The author had founded the Unique Slide Rule Company in The book was published in. There are a number of manuals for slide rules here which are available for download. There are also a number of other sites where manuals for download may be found, please look at: Slide Rule Universe - Take the "Learn to Use and Clean Them" link Ron Manley's Slide Rule Site - Take the "Instructions" link.

- Slide Rule History, from Galileo's sector at the end of the 16th century to present day. - Links Library with links to many websites that contain information about slide rules. • The Oughtred Society also has slide rule books for sale: The Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual.

pages, Size: 1MB. - William Cox of the United States patented the duplex slide rule. c - Engine divided scales on celluloid increases precision of slide rules.

- The final slide rule made by K&E donated to the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, USA. Today, slide rules can be found on eBay, antique stores and estate auctions. Slide Rule Books. Reviews of modern books for collectors, as well as some old slide rule instruction books.

(Updated Septem ) Slide Rule Online Links. Features a heavily expanded section of slide rule links. (Updated J ) Why Collect Slide Rules. Special Feature - The Evolution of a Slide Rule. The power of a slide rule stems from the interplay of the scales and the movements of the slide and the cursor.

However, even if your slide was lined up with the scales on the body, but otherwise frozen in place, you could use your slide rule as a lookup table for a large number of formulas.

Some of them are listed in Tables 2 and 3. There are two main types of cylindrical slide rules: those with helical scales such as the Fuller, the Otis King and the Bygrave slide rule, and those with bars, such as the Thacher and some Loga models. In either case, the advantage is a much longer scale, and hence potentially greater precision, than afforded by a straight or circular rule.

The Use of the SLIDE RULE - Allan R. Cullimore, - This is a hard bound text on the use of the slide rule and only specifically mentions the Mannheim type rules.

The book was published by K&E. The POLYPHASE Slide Rule - William Breckenridge, - "A Self Teaching Manual with tables of settings, equivalents and gauge points". The POLYPHASE Slide Rule - William Breckenridge, - "A Self.

SLIDE RULE BOOKS Skip the INTRO, Go RIGHT to the BOOKS. To make your life easier, and help you find exactly what you want, we have broken the on-line slide rule catalogs into smaller sections. Just CLICK on the icon of the rule type you are looking for at the left, to see the matching catalog.

A Complete Slide Rule Manual by Neville published by David and Charles. The Slide Rule by Chas Hoare published by Technical Press in The Slide Rule by Chas Hoare published by Virtue & Co of London in as number in Weale's Rudimentary Series. This book comes with the cardboard slide rule pictured.

Each scale on the slide rule should have a letter or symbol identifying it, printed to the left or right. This guide will assume your slide rule uses the most common notation: [1] X Research source The C and D scales each look like a single stretched out ruler, reading from left to right%(37).

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This model is considered the most advanced slide rule K&E ever sold and was in production into the 70s, possibly up to when K&E ceased slide rule manufacturing.

For intro books I think a search for slide rule manuals will turn up dozens of suitable results, perhaps including a manual for the very model you end up with. FORCE-PLAY SLIDE RULE Runners are never required to slide, but if a runner elects to slide at any base, it must be legal.

A legal slide can either be feet first or head first. If a runner slides feet first, at least one leg and buttock shall be on the Size: 3MB.

The Slide Rule: A Computing Device That Put A Man On The Moon: NPR Ed Before the smartphone, the laptop and the pocket calculator, there was a. (All of these results were read on a 10" rule.) To raise a number less than to a power, the LL/0 - LL/3 scales were used.

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Picture of a K&E 5" Log-log slide rule. (~44K) Picture of a Geotec 10" Versalog II slide rule. (~K) If none of the above rules have enough scales to suit you, try the Pickett N3-ES Powerlog Exponential rule shown.

An Easy Introduction to the Slide Rule Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for wordpress This book was intended for a double-page spread, and here it is presented as single pages.

Maybe it should be rescanned and made into double pages. etc. The Book. 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.

This book is a story told by Joe Soper just like he was sitting in your living room just talking to you. This is the second edition of the Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual, compiled with help from collectors all over the world, and organized, written, photographed and designed by talented volunteers from the Oughtred Society.

An incredibly rich visual publication, it has almost color photos. Companion to the edition of the book 'The Effects of Nuclear Weapons'. Fits in pocket inside the back cover. with two rings holding oval loop slide rule supports for 9 slide rules only the serial number of the rule is engraved on the reverse of the slide.

Note the brass knob near the left end of the slide. Simple circular slide rules, used by graphic artists, are proportion wheels used to determine the scale factor necessary to enlarge or reduce an image to fit it into a background or within an illustration.

How do I choose a slide rule from the many types on sale. Slide Rules, Tunings for Lap Steel, Bottleneck, Resophonic, and Indian Slide Guitar (for 6, 8, & string guitars) Designed to fit in your guitar case, Slide Rules includes over 70 of the most popular and useful tunings for acoustic & electric lap steel guitar, bottleneck slide guitar, resophonic guitar, Weissenborn® and Hindustani Brand: Volk Media Books.

Slide Rule Books. Slide Rule Catalogs. Micellaneous Slide Rule-Related Items. Slide Rule Manuals. Slide rules prices are strongly influenced by the general availability of a specific slide rule model; manuals are as well - just good ol' supply and demand in action.

However, some manuals are much harder to find than the rules they originally. 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.

Figure2:Needacaption. Figure3: Size: KB. Also, the slide rule is discussed, an invention that was made by Oughtred which provided a mechanical method of finding logarithmic results. It is mentioned in this book that John Napier was the first person to ever use to the decimal point and comma, however Bartholomaeus Pitiscus was actually the first to do : Mathematician.A parent's guide to more new math: slide rules and peanut butter.

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