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Slide Rule

Nevil Shute

Slide Rule

by Nevil Shute

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9306377M
    ISBN 100345229916
    ISBN 109780345229915

    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 gulfpbc.comore 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 .


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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 gulfpbc.com 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. Slide Rule book 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.

gulfpbc.com: 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 Slide Rule book 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 gulfpbc.com 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.