2 edition of How to use slide rules. found in the catalog.
How to use slide rules.
p. 54-55, advertising matter.
|Statement||By D. Petri-Palmedo ...|
|LC Classifications||QA73 .P5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||55 p. incl. diagrs.|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||08012802|
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The booklet discusses slide rule operation, use of certain special scales, applications of trigonometry, and the principles underlying slide rules. Hartung focused on the operations of the instrument rather than on mathematical theory. There are problem sets at the end of each section, with answers in the back of the manual, and a few sets of. 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 is used primarily for multiplication and division, and also for functions.
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How to use and operate most slide rule functions. By using this book you get a whole new perspective on this wonderful tool. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. mike lovell. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on October 3, /5(11).
This book is very old and literally doesn't provide ANY useful information on how to use the slide rule. It's written in archaic English (publishedit's very nearly another language) and provides NO PRACTICAL GUIDANCE to help a modern person to use or understand a slide rule. No illustrations, no overview, nothing understandable/5(13).
How to Use a Slide Rule Description The citation information for this eighteen-page booklet is: How to Use a Slide Rule (Chicago: Eugene Dietzgen Co., ). After a description of the features of the slide rules sold by Dietzgen, the booklet gives a tour of the slide rule for beginners.
Burns Snodgrass M.B.E. The author had founded the Unique Slide Rule Company in The book was published inthe year of his death. The company was subsequently managed by his son. Given the provenance of the author, it is not surprising that the book concentrates on Unique slide rules.
However since the company produced a wide. Article Summary X. To use a slide rule How to use slide rules. book multiply 2 numbers together, move the decimal points for each number you are multiplying so they fall between the values of 1 and Next, find the smaller number on the D scale and slide the C scale so the "1" on the far left lines up with the smaller number%(39).
THE SLIDE RULE The Slide Rule is a time and labor saving instrument for quickly solving problems involving multiplication, division, proportion, squares, square roots, cube and cube roots or any combination of these processes.
The operation of a Slide Rule is simple and anyone with a fair understanding of numbers can use one. Additionally, The slide rule does not tell you where the decimal point is located in the answer. To do a calculation with a slide rule you reduce all numbers to scientific notation with digits then use the slide rule to perform the basic operations.
In a separate calculation you find the order of magnitude by combining the powers of 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 book was published by K&E. relation to each other. These end caps are a major development in slide rule manufacturing technique. In addition to their primary function they enable the user to hold the slide rule by them and the recommended method of use is as follows: (a) Hold the slide rule by the end caps.
(b) When the slide is virtually fully contained in the two. 44 rows In his second book, Joint Slide Rules: Sectors, 2-foot 2-fold and similar slide rules, expert. This manual is missing P however this section of the manual is identical with the How to Use Log Log Slide Rules and the missing page from that manual is here: pickn4pzip - KB (, bytes) Pickett - How to Use Log Log Slide Rules.
There are 35 scans in 4 zip files. File 1 - pickllzip - MB (3, bytes). A thorough examination of slide rule use and function, written in an engaging style with plenty of actual pictures of slide rules (mainly high end K&E duplex rules). Has an excellent discussion of the factors limiting slide rule precision, although erroneously referred to as "accuracy" throughout the book.
Basic Slide Rule Instructions To multiply two numbers on a typical slide rule, the user set the left index (All labels refer to Pickett scales. between brands.) The user then found the second factor on the C. 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 almost a complete book on slide rules use. The metal "window" is inserted over the slide rule to act as a place holder.
A cursor is fixed in the center of the "window" to allow for accurate readings. The scales (A-D) are labeled on the left-hand side of the slide rule. The number of scales on a slide rule vary depending on the number of mathematical functions the slide rule can perform.
Black cover with white and blue lettering. Stapled binding. Produced for Pickett slide rules. Contents include Slide Rule Operation, Use of Certain Special Scales, Elementary Vector Methods, Use of Log Log Scales, and Problems and Answers.3/5.
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Slide Rule - How To Use It This book published by Barnes & Noble has a series of examples, problems and answers for common slide rule types. Some of the problem areas covered include Area, Volume, Trigonometry, Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering and Thermodynamics.
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. Book: Author: Contents: Comments: The Slide Rule And How To Use It: By: Sommers, Drell and Wallschlaeger Austin Publishing Company Spiral Soft cover, pgs.
Original copyright Workbook based introduction to the operation of the slide rule, and problem solving techniques.Well, slide rule manuals and books often talk about how accurate their rules are, to so many significant figures.
But generally what they are really referring to is the degree of precision in reporting a calculation with the rule (just substitute "precision" whenever you .T oday’ s moder n log log deci trig slide rules are actually held together at each end by a bridge type fastening system and make use of a wrap around piece of plastic or glass called a : Marco Bitetto.