Cylindrical slide rules. There are two main types of cylindrical slide rules: those with helical scales such as the Fuller, the Otis King and the Bygrave slide rule ...
L: The only scale on a slide rule that has a constant increment. Usually on the slide. If there was one such scale on the slide and one on the body they could be used ...
Personal collection of slide rules, along with various resources including general background information, manuals, books, restroration tips, links and more.
Inexpensive, Unused Pic kett Slide Rules. Pickett was the leading maker of educational market slide rules in the U.S. Their low-cost rules were not necessarily a joy ...
How to Use a Slide Rule. ... Use the smaller graduated lines for tenths of a number. Bigger slide rules had more lines enabling them to get surprisingly accurate.
That seemingly simple tool has a serious resume. NASA engineers used slide rules to build the rockets and plan the mission that landed Apollo 11 on the moon.
Instructions on using slide rules, guidance on the price of slide rules and pictures of slide rules.
Most students learned slide rule use on the linear slide rules, and did not find reason to switch. One slide rule remaining in daily use around the world is the E6B.
The Mathematics Collection in the National Museum of American History contains over 200 slide rules, one manufacturer's display on how a slide rule is made, nearly 30 ...
Basic facts involving the development of the slide rule. Includes diagrams and links to information on various types of slide rules.