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Instructions for the Engineers' & Mechanics' Improved Slide Rule
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12 feet 12 inches diameter 12 inches long 20 yards 24 inches 30 inches 9 feet long 9 inches acres ale and imperial Answer breadth bung diameter cask cast iron circular gauge points circumference cistern column of water cone contained cubic feet cubic inches decimal fractions divisor equilateral triangle feet per second find the diameter Find the number Find the product find the side given to find globe II.—What imperial bushels imperial gallons imperial measure say inches broad inches in diameter inches square Invert the slide last examples lever mean diameter miles multiplier number of teeth old ale old and imperial old wine pitch points for old polygons regular polygons Required the solid Required the weight required to find respective circular gauge revolutions per minute round rule of three Slide RulEs solid content square inches TABLE OF GAUGE tenths tooth unity velocity vibrations wheel whole numbers wrought iron
Page 25 - To find the side of a square equal in area to any given superfices.
Page 7 - The Single Rule of Three Direct teaches, by having three numbers given, to find a fourth, that shall have the same proportion to the third, as the second has to the first. If more require more, the proportion is direct...
Page 47 - Two men carrying a burden of 200 pounds, hung on a pole, the ends of which rest on their shoulders ; how much of this load is borne by each man, the weight hanging 6 inches from the middle, and the whole length of the pole being 4 feet ? Ans.
Page 11 - To find the geometrical mean proportion between two numbers. Set one of the numbers upon C to the same number upon D ; and against the other number upon C is the mean number or side of an equal square upon D. Required the mean...
Page 25 - To find the side of the greatest square that can be inscribed in a circle of a given diameter. Divide the square of the given diameter by 2, and extract the square root of the quotient.
Page 25 - Divide trie square of the given diameter by 2, and extract tJie square root of the quotient. (Art. 581. Obs. 1.) 17. The diameter of a round table is 4 ft. ; what is the side of the greatest square table which can be made from it 1 631.
Page 45 - ... pendulum. Or, it may be observed by the beats of the pulse in the wrist, counting, on an average, about 70 to a minute for persons in moderate health, or 5-^ pulsations to a mile ; and, more or less according to circumstances.
Page 9 - There being three orders of levers, or three varieties wherein the weight, prop, or moving power, may be differently applied to the vectis, or inflexible bar, in order to effect mechanical operations in a convenient manner.
Page 12 - C is 30 on D. To cube any number, set the number upon C to 1 or 10 upon D ; and against the same number upon D is the cube number upon C. Required the cube of 4. Set 4 upon C to 1 or 10 upon D ; and against 4 upon D is 64 upon C. To extract the cube root of any number, invert the slide, and set the number upon B to 1 or 10 upon D ; and where two numbers of equal value coincide on the lines BD, is the root of...