## A Manual of the Slide Rule: Its History, Principle and Operation |

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### Contents

CHAPTER | 1 |

CHAPTER II | 21 |

Application of the Slide Rule Principle | 30 |

Copyright | |

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A Manual of the Slide Rule: Its History, Principle and Operation James Edgar Thompson No preview available - 1931 |

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ac ac aligned angle antilog Article base calculations Chapter characteristic common logarithms connection corresponding cube root cubic feet cylinder decimal fractions decimal point described diagrammed in Fig diameter in inches divisor duplex rule duplex slide rule engineering equal equation example exponential factors folded scales formula gauge points head in feet horse power Imperial gallons index set runner inverted slide Keuffel & Esser left index length log-log scale logarithmic scale Mannheim Rule Mannheim Slide Rule mantissa marked mathematics method Metres multiplication and division natural logarithms nth root operation polyphase duplex Polyphase Mannheim Pounds per square pressure proportion quotient radians read x reciprocal reverse indicator runner is set set C index Set index set Indicator set the runner shown in Fig side Similarly sines slide projects solution square inch square root standard Mannheim tangents three figures triangles U. S. gallons William Oughtred