Beginner"s slide rule manual. by Leonardt F. Kreisle

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Published by [University of Texas] in Austin .

Written in English

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StatementBureau of Public School Service, Division of Extension.
SeriesThe University of Texas publication, no. 5217
LC ClassificationsQA73 .K7
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Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL6116175M
LC Control Number52014712

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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.

Instructions are provided for reading a basic set of Mannheim scales, such as those on MA This booklet contains basic information for the beginning slide rule collector. The last item is a list, with images, of slide rules that are popular with collectors, divided into four categories.

Inexpensive, Medium Priced, Higher Priced and Scarcer, and High Priced Rare Collector Size: 1MB. This instruction booklet deals with the use of the slide rule in separate stages for each major purpose and covers the main uses comprehensively. Certain portions may not apply to your particular slide rule as you may not have the scales involved - or if you have the scales they may not be relevant to the calculations in which you are interested.

Thus if your slide rule has trigonometrical scales and you. Elementary Instructions for Operating the Slide Rule- K&E, This is an early edition of a 4 page instruction manual for the Beginner's Slide Rule ().

It should be notedthat the illustration shows a metal framed cursor that is pre Elementary Instructions for Operating the Slide Rule- K&E, University Interscholastic League Beginners' Slide Rule Manual.

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The indicator is frameless plastic. The base has A, D, and K scales. The slide has B, CI, and C scales on one side and S, L, and T scales on the other side.

The back of the rule is printed with a table of equivalents and abbreviations, based on National Bureau of Standards Circular No. Cajori's "The Slide Rule". A book on the history of slide rules. There is no HTML version. The following link will download a Word document version.

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This book comes with the cardboard slide rule pictured. electronics have gotten way out of hand so back to old school mechanical devices like my slide rules, portable manual typewriter and my series mechanical check writer.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. G Nigel. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on October 5, Reviews: 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 A manual for a good vintage slide rule about pages.

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In this manual it is assumed that the theory of exponents, of logarithms, of trigonometry, and of the slide rule is known to the reader, or will be recalled or studied by reference to formal textbooks on these subjects." A Stanley. You are bidding on the pictured The Quick and Easy "Lawrence Slide Rule Instruction book - Manual only Manual measures /2" x /2".

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Ideal for self-instruction and reference, well illustrated and written, contains the 84 pages published individually as "The Slide Rule", plus 55 pages on Trigonometry, plus 29 pages on mechanics and machine elements.

Excellent condition, a nearly mint copy. 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:Needacaption. manual it is assumed that the reader is familiar with this theory. Instruction manual for the Pickett Model 17 blackbody radiation slide rule made for Electro Optical Industries, Inc. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Original copyrightrev. Complete introduction to the operation of the slide rule, and problem solving techniques. An excellent and very complete history of the slide rule is presented in the first. About this Item: Keuffel & Esser Co., New York/Hoboken, Staple Bound Pamphlet. Condition: Very Good.

Later Printing. Manual for use of this slide rule, "With scales similar the Polyphase, but with folded scales DF and CF, and with trigonometric scales T, ST, and S all related to the C and D scales, and divided to represent degrees and decimals of a degree"; intended for those learning.

BA Simm - Slide Rule Manual. This manual was written as a general purpose slide rule manual but it was published for W & G and many of the illustrations are of their W & G Comprehensive In addition the Model (Artillery) is shown. The slide rule answer is off by less than 1%, easily accurate enough for most real-world circumstances.

Use the D and K scales to find cubes. You've just seen how the A scale, which is a D scale shrunk to 1/2 scale, lets you find the square of numbers. Similarly, the K scale, which is a D scale shrunk to 1/3 scale, lets you find the cubes.

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Thealso known as a Stadia rule, is a specialized surveyor's slide rule. The rule has the standard late model Mannheim body, similar to the last incarnation of my series.

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