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Instructions for the use of the Practical Engineers' and Mechanics' Improved Slide Rule as arranged by dge, Engineer and also for the Improved Slide Rule and its various tables as laid down and arranged by t, Esq., Engineer, Leeds.

The Slide Rule Simplified by dson and J.J. In andthree Illinois Institute of Technology engineering professors participated in the development of the Versalog slide rule, manufactured by Hemmi of Tokyo, Japan, for the Frederick Post Company of Chicago.

I/5(12). Operating instructions for the Reed Electronic Engineer's slide rule. Joseph Griffith Reed () was an Australian physicist, radio engineer, and. 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 noted that the illustration shows a metal framed cursor that is pre Elementary Instructions for Operating the Slide Rule.

As I have purchased various slide rule instruction books over time, I've usually searched the web for reviews which might be useful in helping guide those acquisitions. Engineers Slide Rule (pb) French, Robert W., John S. Swift Co.,pp.

none: Der Rechenschieber The Complete Book of Slide Rule Use (pb) Ritow, Instructions for the engineers improved sliding rule. book, Doubleday. 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. Instruction Manual for Bruning Slide Rule. There are 18 scans in 2 zip files.

File 1 - brunzip - MB (2, bytes) File 2 - brunzip - MB (2, bytes) Concise Circular Slide Rules 28N Manual. There are 11 scans in 1 zip file. File 1 - - KB (, bytes) Dietzgen/Gilson Circular Slide. 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.

BRL Met. Office Mk IV Humidity Slide Rule, Met. Ref. BRL P Flow of Water in Pipes BRL P/2 Mk II Slide Rule for Calculation of Diameters of Orifice Plates With Corner Taps BRL P TEENI Soil Density Slide Rule - Clockhouse Engineering Ltd.

BRL P Ultrasonic Slide Rule BRL P Bedford Truck Body & Payload Weight. Instructions for using Mannheim Slide Rules. This manual came with a ACU-MATH No. slide rule although the cover refers to this as No. This may have been the catalogue number for the instruction manual as the last page refers to No.

44P for 5" Pocket Mannheim Rules and No. 13 for Log Log Decimal Trig Rules. Slide Rule Links. Slide Rule Universe Sells used & mint-in-box slide rules. Great source of information. Dave's House of Slide Rules This guy cracks Instructions for the engineers improved sliding rule.

book up. A wonderful collection of rules, and a lot of good information. Kung's Slide Rule Collection Some good links to other slide rule-related web pages Liam's Slide Rules. Excellent book for collectors, has deep technical information on slide rules and all other products. Hard to locate, usually expensive.

The Slide Rule: By: Lee H. Johnson, Dean of Engineering Van Nostrand Co. Inc. Hardcover, pgs. Original copyright Complete introduction to the operation of the slide rule, and problem solving techniques.

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 for it.

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 It is up to the operator to determine if the result makes sense or not.

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. to develop a system of slide rule methods for making or checking the various electrical calculations incident to ordinary design or wiring.

All available sources of information have been freely drawn from, and the work has been made complete enough to fully demonstrate the ew,oecial usefulness of the slide rule in electrical computations. The Mental Survey method is quick and practical. It is used by hundred of, thousands of slide rule operators.

The Digit and Integral Digit method is more thorough and scientific. It is used In schools and colleges. To the best of our knowledge this is the first time both methods have been made available in one instruction book. 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 even cash register receipts. Nowadays, slide rules are following the first model setup by A me´de´e Mannheim, a French artillery officer under Napole´on, who labelled the f our scales of his rule by the first four letters of the alphabet: A, B, C and D (figure 5).

The t wo logarithmic scales, being situated below, are. Factors to Consider When Making Employee Work Rules.

When making an employee handbook outline, it is essential for you to include the employee work rules in the content of the a clear list of the policies and regulations that you would like to fully implement can help your employees align their behavior and performance with the goals, expectations and objectives of the company.

The earliest rule in his display was a Wood & Lort of Birmingham, England c. engineer’s rule names, “The New Improved Sliding Rule.” This rule has dual adjacent Gunther brass slides.

George also had an A. James Nobel of Sheffield, England two-foot two-fold engineer’s rule, c. with duel brass Gunther slides, one with “English. SLIDE RULE: INFO / SCALES: 3/ ORIGINAL Faber-Castell CATALOG PAGE: SLIDE RULE: INFO / SCALES: Faber-Castell 4/54 Darmstadt 20" Mannheim Rule CLICK for BIGGER PIC CLICK for OTHER SIDE: 22 3/4" / 21 1/2" Darmstadt Mannheim Slide Rule Wood body rule with over-range scales, and half-magnifying perspex cursor.

Complete with unusual wooden display. All slide rules consist of logarithmic scales that can be moved in relation to each other in order to do basic mathematical calculations.

The simplest slide rule would have two log scales that you could use to do multiplication and division (see my Slide Rule Introduction page for more info). One of the influential figures in slide rule design, Amédée Mannheim, created a standard slide rule.

Example 1: Our original problem was xand the slide rule gave us an answer of Round the original problem to convenient numbers and solve it in your head: x = This is much closer to 78 than it is to orso the answer is Example 2: Our original problem was x 9, and we read an answer of on the slide Views: 45K.

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 the D scale.

(All labels refer to Pickett scales. Scale labels were not completely uniform between brands.) The user then found the second factor on the C scale and looked. The pictures of slide rule cursor positions are completely impossible to read. The actual printing itself varies in density from very dark to very light, meaning the original scan was done sloppily.

Some pages are so dense you can barely distinguish letters from ink blobs, and other pages are so light the text sometimes just omits letters or Reviews: 2. Oughtred Society Slide Rule Home Page. Online Engineering Masters Degree Programs in the USA Structural Steel For Building, to Proposed Revisions To AISC Design Gu Historical Shapes Slide Rule Page Photos, Instructions, Comments, etc.

(Opens New Web Page) Other Sources of Vintage Information. It is a simple manual, but very adequate and covers the scales on both the virtual slide rule linked above and the PDF slide rule I built. Right now I am talking with a friend who studied electronics just a couple of years after electronic calculators unceremoniously drove slide rules from the engineering scene.

How are mechanical calculators, slide rules, used in. Aviation safety is the most compelling use of slide rules in E6B circular calculators are an internationally required manual backup for aircraft avionics systems which can fail during an emergency. Associated with the Rule Book are a number of Information Handbooks on: GSM-R Handbook (RS) Signals, handsignals, indicators and signs handbook (RS/) AWS and TPWS Handbook (RS/) Rule Book forms.

Examples of the various operational forms which are used in relation to the Rule Book are listed in the current Rule Book Modules. 4See any textbook on elementary theory of exponents and the rules of oper- ation with signed numbers are both involved in a complete treatment of this this manual it is assumed that the reader is familiar with this theory.

In addition, crews carried a slide rule for more routine calculations. NASA chose a 5-inch, metal rule, model "NES," manufactured by the Pickett Company for their use.

It was a model that was popular among engineers, scientists and students at the time. No modifications were needed for use in space.

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. When I enrolled in Civil Engineering at Mississippi State University inthe school published, in their catalog, a requirement for all student to take a course in slide rule and recommended the K& E slide rule as fulfilling the requirement for CE-the Log Log Duplex was for other majors due to.

The logarithmic slide rule is a compact device for rapidly performing calculations with limited accuracy. The invention of logarithms in by the Scottish mathematician John Napier and the computation and publication of tables of logarithms made it possible to effect multiplication and division by the simpler operations of addition and subtraction.

- Peter Mark Roget invented the log slide rule, which included a scale displaying the logarithm of the logarithm. - French artillery lieutenant Amédée Mannheim invented an improved slide rule. - Edwin Thacher introduced a cylindrical slide rule in the United States.

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He was one of the first management consultants. Taylor was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era (s–s).The slide rule, or slipstick, is a mechanical analog 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. They have a standardised set of markings (called scales).

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