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Basic slide rule operation

William Stewart Mittelstadt

Basic slide rule operation

a program for self-instruction.

by William Stewart Mittelstadt

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination161p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19510531M

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. As the name implies, the K Prep rule was designed for high school students, and the manual is therefore directed toward someone with a high school understanding of math. It gives an excellent overview as to the background and use of the slide rule, and is applicable to any basic slide rule.

  Unfortunately, the photos are not high enough resolution to read the specific model numbers of the slide rules in Figures 2 and 3. I have read in this document that von Braun preferred the 9 scale, Nestler 23R slide rule – which was also used by Einstein. Figure 4 shows a more detailed photo of this slide rule. Breckenridge explains the basic features and operations of the slide rule, discusses the history and theory of slide rules, provides methods for solving "advanced problems," treats plane trigonometry, solves triangle problems, and provides "typical examples relating to various occupations," such as secretarial work, excavation, and retail.

  The first of a series of videos explaining the basic slide rule. I'm not an expert -- I'm also not old enough to have learned slide rule use in school. This series of videos aims to be the set of. lifting operation and must have experience in handling similar types of equipment. The designated person-in-charge may be either a supervisor familiar with critical lift operations, or a person with special knowledge of the equipment and handling. Pre-engineered lifts are repetitive lifts that meet the definition of a critical lift, defined Size: 2MB.


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Basic slide rule operation by William Stewart Mittelstadt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Basic Slide Rule Operation [W. Mittelstadt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : W. Mittelstadt. A book from the same era as my recently acquired slide rule was the best introduction I could have asked for. It gave the foundations necessary for the on-line manuals available for the different rules to make sense.

Highly recommended for Basic slide rule operation book or retrocomputing s: 8. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Basic slide rule operation by W. Pages: Basic Slide Rule Operation for Scientists and Engineers Richard Smith Hughes Scientists and Engineers often must solve problems containing very large and very small numbers; in my case, analog electronic circuit design, frequency ranges from 0 (dc) to in excess of 10 gigahertz ( Hz), current from amperes to nanoamperes (), capacitors from File Size: KB.

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. The Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual The Book Preview Page Many people have asked for a comprehensive and well illustrated overview of slide rules that covers everything from operation and care to construction, as well as makers to materials.

Common Types of Slide Rules Basic Types Closed Body Linear. The Slide Rule Simplified, A Nonmathematical Text Blandi, Thomas H., Book Division of The Slide Rule Training Institute, Los Angeles, 3rd Edition, revised,pp.

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. Note: This basic mannheim type slide rule was supplied to U.S Navy students attending the Nuclear Warfare School at the Nuclear Weapons Training Center - Atlantic, in the 60's and 70's. A student had to be nominated by their command to a attend this school.

One of the course books Review of Mathematics and Slide Rule is on the left. Basic Slide Rule Instructions. To multiply two numbers on a typical slide rule, the user set the left index (start of the scale) on the C scale to line up with one factor on.

Slide Rule Universe - Take the "Learn to Use and Clean Them" link. Ron Manley's Slide Rule Site - Take the "Instructions" link. My collection of slide rules may be seen here. #N#Downloadable Manuals. #N#Aristo Aviat Manual. There are 5 Adobe PDF files in 1 zip file. File 1 - aviatzip - MB (2, bytes) #N#Aristo Hyperlog Manual.

The slide rule made its first appearance in the late 17 th century. The slide rule made it easier to utilize the log relations by developing a number line on which the displacement of the numbers were proportional to their logs. The slide rule eased the addition. 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 K&E Mannheim Slide Rules $39 K&E softbound instruction book, for the,and rules, 77 pages.

© (sometimes earlier copies), includes a brief catalog at the end. Self-teaching manual with a historical addition at the end.

In its most basic form, the slide rule uses two logarithmic scales to allow rapid multiplication and division of numbers. These common operations can be time-consuming and error-prone when done on paper. More elaborate slide rules allow other calculations, such as square roots, exponentials, logarithms, and trigonometric functions.

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).

An Easy Introduction to the Slide Rule Item Preview remove-circle This book was intended for a double-page spread, and here it is presented as single pages. Basic straight forward book, but there now many instruction manuals and books online.

4, Views. Genre/Form: Problems and exercises Problems, exercises, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mittelstadt, W.S. Basic slide rule operation. Unlikely, the basic slide rule operation is ternary in nature, that is, it has 3 operands. This operation can be described in the following way: move u on scale U to v on scale V and read the result r from scale R under w on scale W.

Instructions in Slide Rule Use. This section tells you how to use a slide rule. It includes a guide to the most common uses of a rule and instructions for some non-standard rules. A-to-Z: A basic guide to using slide rules: Teach Yourself the Slide Rule: An almost complete book on slide rule.

Get this from a library! Basic slide rule operation: a program for self-instruction. [W S Mittelstadt].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 first 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 4/5.A Basic Slide Rule Manual. This book is a shorter version of another manual written by the author which is titled, "A Complete Slide Rule Manual", and which seems to have been used as a text in some advanced tertiary courses in Australia in the early 's.

This basic version is a more introductory document but it still covers a good range of.