3 edition of Delights of the slide rule found in the catalog.
Delights of the slide rule
Clyde B Clason
Bibliography: p. 242-243.
|Statement||[by] Clyde B. Clason.|
|LC Classifications||QA73 .C64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 246 p.|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||64012113|
A slide rule, one of the last vestiges of geek nerddom in the fifties and sixties, is a remarkable invention. Unfortunately, having been replaced by the electronic calculator, the slide rule has fallen into disuse, which is a shame because it is an excellent conceptual tool for visualizing how to do computations with logarithmic numbers. Slide Rule Universe is a very large dealer, operated by Walter Shawlee in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. His website is the largest slide rule site on the internet and contains a vast amount of slide rule information. Slide Rule Trading Co. has new in box Hemmi rules for sale and specializes.
By the late 19th century, several American inventors proposed special-purpose slide rules. One of them was James Hogg (–), an English mechanical engineer who came to the United States in and soon was overseer at the Globe Worsted Mill in Lawrence, Mass. During his time in Lawrence, Hogg devised this slide rule and arranged to have it manufactured by the Stanley Rule & Level. 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 for , as well as less complex rules.
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Out of 5 stars Delights of the slide rule is itself a delight. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. As a long time collector of slide rules and literature about them, I can safely recommend this delightful book to anyone with an intellectual curiosity about the workings of the slide rule.
Most readers, those 5/5(3). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clason, Clyde B. Delights of the slide rule. New York, Crowell  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The book is suitable for anyone interested in learning to use the slide rule.
Some knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is required at various points in the text, but is provided as it is needed. While the book could be used both for individual study and in the classroom, it probably is best used for the former.5/5.
Clason CB () Delights of the slide rule. Thomas Y. Crowell Co, New York Google Scholar Cox WM (a) Equivalents of useful numbers for simplifying calculations and for slide rule Author: Aristotle Tympas. out of 5 stars Delights of the slide rule is itself a delight.
Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. As a long time collector of slide rules and literature about them, I can safely recommend this delightful book to anyone with an intellectual curiosity about the workings of the slide rule.
Most readers, those 5/5(2). In this book, Professor Asimov, noted scientist, teacher, and author, introduces the reader to the delights of the slide rule. “A slide rule,” he says, “doesn’t seem as impressive as a giant electronic computer, but it has many advantages.
It is small enough to put in your pocket, it need not cost more than a couple of dollars, it can. 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.4/5(52). Buy Delights of the slide rule by Clyde B Clason (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.
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EMBED EMBED (for wordpress This book was intended for a double-page spread, and here it is presented as single pages. Maybe it should be rescanned and made into double pages.
etc. This manual was intended for use with the Mannheim type slide rules such as models, and 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. This book has a chapter on Slide Rules but it is very basic, not getting beyond the use of the A,B,C and D scales. Keuffel and Esser Catalog An easy introduction to the Slide Rule by Isaac Asimov.
Teach Yourself the Slide Rule by Burns Snodgrass published by English Universities Press. Burns Snodgrass was the founder of Unique Slide Rules. 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.
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. 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. Delights of the slide rule by Clyde B. Clason starting at $ Delights of the slide rule has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The book contains a double scale on one side of which is a logarithmic scale and on the other a tabular scale.
InWilliam 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. 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.
This book, first published inwas written about the use of the first standard slide rule made in the United States: a Mannheim-type slide rule made by Stephens Co., a mjor rule manufacturer.
Included in Riddell's book, aimed primarily at carpenters and joiners, is a wealth of fascinating instruction on the use of the slide rule in. 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.
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. Steve Seale's collection of slide rules, slide rule books, and book reviews. Steve's Slide Rules Slide Rule Instruction Texts last update Delights of the Slide Rule Clason, Clyde B., Thomas Crowell Co., New York,pp: Slide Rule, A Textbook for Classroom and Self Instruction (pb) Johnston, C.
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