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Slide Rule

Nevil Shute

Slide Rule

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Published by ISIS Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Tudor Barnes (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8960371M
    ISBN 10184559150X
    ISBN 109781845591502

    Following are links to various rule sets. In some cases, where rule books are not freely available, the link takes you to the organization's site where you can get further information. Some, like Little Leage, are highly possessive of their rules, provide no online or downloadable version, and sell their rule books as a . 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. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. May 30,  · The book contains a double scale on one side of which is a logarithmic scale and on the other a tabular scale. In , William Oughtred of Cambridge invented a circular slide rule, and in he combined two Gunter rules, held together with the hands, to make a device that is recognizably the modern slide rule.

    Cleaning the slide rule Major historical developments in the evolution of the slide rule Preface This slide rule has been manufactured after a comprehensive study of the functional requirements involved and forms part of a new range designed for maximum efficiency. An outstanding design feature of this range is the introduction of end caps for.


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Slide Rule by Nevil Shute Download PDF EPUB FB2

His book "A Town Like Alice" motivated me to find the movie (5 hrs!). But one of my most favorite books is Shute's "Trustee from the Toolroom", which motivated me to find out more about him. "Slide Rule" (ah, hes, I have a few of those, too!) was an enjoyable snapshot of his early education and dixsept.club by: 6.

I first read Slide Rule years ago after enjoying many of Shute’s other books, and it shaped my life in many ways. He’d overcome so much from being a child with a bad stammer. He was lucky in that he had wonderful parents.

He was made fun of at his school in Hammersmith, not only by his school mates, but by his teachers, too/5. 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 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. dixsept.club: Teach Yourself the Slide Rule. This is. Crescent Lufkin 5/8 in. x 8 ft. Red End Wood Rule with 6 in. Slide Rule Extension - X48N. out of 5 stars $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Feb FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon.

Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: ComiXology Thousands of Digital. Slide Rule books, including manuals and catalogs Thompson's original slide rule book was also updated in 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. In his second book, Joint Slide Rules: Sectors, 2-foot 2-fold and similar slide rules, expert Peter M.

Hopp examines the joint rule, completing an important but neglected part of slide rule history. The book is a comprehensive account of joint rules and contains detailed information on over two hundred joint slide rule makers from around the world.

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:Needacaption. Mar 29,  · How to Use a Slide Rule. To someone who doesn't know how to use it, a slide rule looks like a ruler designed by Picasso. There are at least three different scales, and on most of them the numbers aren't even spaced evenly apart.

But after. Slide Rule: Autobiography of an Engineer is the partial autobiography of the British novelist Nevil Shute. It was first published in Slide Rule concentrates on Nevil Shute's work in aviation, ending in when he left the industry.

The book begins with details of Shute's childhood and upbringing, his school years, events in the Easter Dublin Rising, where his father was Secretary.

Dec 14,  · K&E Salisbury Products Division Slide Rules by Joseph L. Soper. The Book. Clark McCoy, OS Membership Secretary writes: 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.

The Oughtred Society was founded in by a group of slide rule collectors and is dedicated to the preservation and history of slide rules and other calculating instruments. Over the past three decades it has evolved to an international organization with members in 20 countries.

Keuffel & Esser, Pickett, Dietzgen, and other major slide rule companies often included an instruction manual in the purchase of the instrument. Some donors have provided these booklets and other paper items, such as advertising flyers, directions for cleaning slide rules, warranty certificates, and.

What is the significance of the Breitling circular slide rule. Breitling, a Swiss watch company, released their pilot's slide rule and their pilot's wristwatch in Specifically adapted for flight calculations, the Breitling Navitimer model calculated airspeed, rate of elevation or descent, flight time, distance, and fuel consumption for.

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.

The slide rule also does not tell you the sign of your result. Compared to a calculator, a slide rule is severely limited in its accuracy. You can enter and read a number typically to two or three decimal digits only. Scales. All other scales on a slide rule are referenced to the C and D scales.

Following is a list of scales commonly found on. Check out this great listen on dixsept.club 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 best-selling novelist.

This autobiography charts Shute's path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer, working a. Dec 31,  · Well, *I* stumbled on this forum Googling some slide rule info, and I'd like to say thanks for both the link to the Slide Rule Book PDF and to Faber-Castell's online shop.

I had had the itch for a 2/83N (and failed to pull the trigger) a few years ago, but today the Euro has fallen enough that I.

Jan 09,  · Slide Rule - practical Manual. Good, handy manual for using Slide Rules - though no longer used. the slide rule is a nice gadget to keep in the top drawer and play around once in a while, as a good memory of the good old days (as the saying goes) for the engineers in their 80's or 90's, to boast with their grandchildren, till they are old enough to understand fully.5/5(6).

Slide rule, a device consisting of graduated scales capable of relative movement, by means of which simple calculations may be carried out mechanically. Typical slide rules contain scales for multiplying, dividing, and extracting square roots, and some also contain scales for calculating.

Patents Office to give protection to the latest inventions in slide rule technique, and we may say fairly that the slide rule in its own field is keeping pace with modern mechanical advance. This Teach Yourself Book is published to increase the popularity of the slide rule. 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. Steve Seale's collection of slide rules, slide rule books, and book reviews.

Slide Rule for Sea and Air Navigation by J C Podmore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at dixsept.club Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Slide Rule (Vintage Classics) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Slide Rule. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Slide Rule, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of dixsept.clubore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all. Asphalt Paving Job Calculator - Slide Rule Style This asphalt paving calculator provides the following information with one setting: Length of Paving - Width of Paving/ Area Square Yards - Thickness of Paving - Finisher Lay Down Capacity Guid.

A slide rule is a mechanical device that uses the alignment of numeric values marked on sliding scales to perform mathematical calculations. For the past years, the calculations performed on slide rules have made possible such feats as designing the first skyscraper and putting a man on the moon.

Versalog Slide Rule No. This slide rule is a genuine classic and deservedly so, with one of the best scale layouts ever devised for professional technical work. The construction is bamboo, a wonderfully stable, mildly lubricious material.

This set is unused and immaculate (the box is a little worn). Air Duct Calculator -Slide Rule Style. This rectangular air duct calculator is the technicians favorite.

Builder's Book, Inc. was established in March of Our knowledgeable staff looks for the best information for the construction professional, as well as the. To make your life easier, and help you find exactly what you want, we have broken the on-line slide rule catalogs into smaller dixsept.club CLICK on the icon of the rule type you are looking for at the left, to see the matching dixsept.club graphical catalogs are a bit SLOW, please give them time to load.

This is an adorable little bamboo rule. A very late model pocket slide rule, of the Post K type. One dead giveaway to its more recent origin is the plastic cursor, which wasn't introduced until towards the end of Hemmi's slide rule production run. The original K&E hardbound instruction book, pages, see our review on the Slide Rule Universe of the later edition.

©, very informative for all rules except the final Deci-lon rules. Excellent foras well as less complex rules. A Complete Slide Rule Manual by Neville dixsept.club 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. 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. A More Complete Slide Rule Tutorial: A member at Instructables asked me to explain how to use a slide rule for the sake of those who came along about the time electronic calculators replaced slide rules.

There are already a couple of tutorials posted at Instructables on using a slide. How to Use a Slide Rule: I was going to enter this into the "Party like it's " contest because slide rules: Were used in (and earlier, but never at parties I'm afraid)- Are an intrinsically easy to replicate technology; once you know how it works, you can trivia.

Buy a cheap copy of Slide Rule book by Nevil Shute. Nevil Shute’s autobiographical work charts his selected remembrances from childhood to The parallels between Shute’s life and his fiction can be seen: airship Free shipping over $Cited by: 6.

May 12,  · As it's been in storage for years, and I always admired the full-sized Postthis discussion prompted me to find and get one off e**y for US$ It just arrived - along with finding the Teledyne Post "Versalog II Slide Rule Instructions" book as dixsept.club download.

Which was co-written by Dr. Budenholzer. What a small world. William Oughtred made the first slide rule by inscribing logarithms on wood or ivory. Before the invention of the pocket or handheld calculator, the slide rule was a popular tool for calculations. The use of slide rules continued until aboutafter which electronic calculators became more popular.Slide Rule Manuals: Frederick Post.

Post Versalog Slide Rule Instructions - An essential slide rule text. An excellent introduction to any slide rule. By E. I. Fiesenheiser wIth special sections on Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering applications. $The slide rule, or slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer.

The slide rule is used mainly for multiplication and division, and also for "scientific" functions such as roots, logarithms and trigonometry, but usually not for addition or subtraction. There are many different styles of slide rules.

They are usually linear or circular.A, B: two-decade logarithmic scales, used for finding square roots and squares of numbers.