## The Complete Slide Rule Handbook: Principles and Applications |

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### Contents

PREFACE | 1 |

SIMPLE POWERS AND ROOTS | 54 |

TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS AND CALCULATIONS | 86 |

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accuracy algebraic antilog beneath the hairline Chapter commercial slide rules comp complementary angle cube root cycle length Data decimal point position denominator DF/M division and multiplication division or multiplication equating lengths factor Find finest graduation interval folded scales frame given hairline Read high half law of cosines law of sines law of tangents lb per sq left index log scales logarithmic scales LogLog scales low half low third minor graduation Move the hairline obtained one-digit numbers opposite the index performing division placing the decimal powers and roots quantities radians ratio reciprocals resultant correction number reversal of indices right index right triangle ScaIe scale Read Scale Settings Set hairline Set the hairline setting is approximately significant figures simple powers sine scale slide rules shown slide setting Solution Solve the right square root standard number method subtraction tangent scale trigonometric functions trigonometric scales values