The Slide Rule

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Author: Charles Pickworth

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0359069967

Category: Slide-rule

Page: 104

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From the Introduction. The slide rule may be defined as an instrument for mechanically effecting calculations by logarithms. Those familiar with logarithms and their use will recognize that the slide rule provides what is in effect a concisely arranged table of logarithms, together with a simple and convenient means for adding and subtracting any selected values. Those, however, who have no acquaintance with logarithms will find that only an elementary knowledge of the subject is necessary to enable them to make full use of the slide rule. It is true that for simple slide-rule operations, as multiplication and division, a knowledge of logarithms is unnecessary; indeed, many who have no conscious understanding of logarithms make good use of the instrument....

Slide Rule and Logarithms

Instructor's Course Outline : Technical Course

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Slide-rule

Page: 22

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Syllabus for military instructors teaching high school agriculture curricula in the U.S. Army education program.

Slide Rule

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Author: Nevil Shute

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 140908745X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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Nevil Shute was a power and a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist. This autobiography charts Shute's path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer working at the forefront of the technological experimentation of the 1920s and 30s. The inspiration for many of the themes and concerns of Shute's novels can be identified in this enjoyable and enlightening memoir.

The Slide Rule

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Author: Ernst Rudolph Breslich,Charles Arthur Stone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Slide-rule

Page: 35

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