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By Florian Cajori

The slide rule, with its many adaptations, has been important to arithmetic and engineering considering the fact that its invention within the seventeenth century. curiosity during this box has grown dramatically and creditors can nonetheless locate a lot fabric at reasonable costs. regrettably there was little details to be had apart from brands manuals and catalogs, making this reprint of Cajori's vintage fairly invaluable. additionally incorporated with this reprint of the 1910 version is Cajori's huge article at the background of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule in the course of the seventeenth Century, released by means of the collage of California in 1920, which units forth his next findings. there's additionally a important explanatory creation through Dr. Robert ok. Otnes, editor of the magazine of the Oughtred Society. 178 pages. Illustrated. 61/8" x 91/4". not easy hide.

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76. Mount, Règle Logarithmique pour la Tachéométrie. [Cited by Favaro, loc. , p. 512, from Leves de Plans et la Stadia. Notes pratiques pour études de tracés par I. Moinot. Troisième édition, Paris, 1877, p. 41—67. , Paris, 1905, p. ] 77. Boucher Calculator. , Manchester, London, New York, 1906, p. 93. Manufactured by W. F. , Holborn, London. It is a circular slide rule with two dials. Is made by H. Chatelain in Paris in improved form; by Messrs. Manlove, Alliott, Fryer and Co. HISTORY OF THE LOGARITHMIC SLIDE RULE 47 of Nottingham; by J.

130, Fig. 4. ] 121. Landsberg’s Rechenscheibe. [Zeitschr. f. Instrumentenkunde, Vol. 20, p. 336. See also W. Jordan, Handbuch der Vermessungekunde, Bd. II, Stuttgart, 1897, p. 134. After the design due to Sonne. ] 122. F. A. Meyer’s Taschenschnellrechner. [Mechaniker, Vol. 5, 1897; Encyklopädie de Math. , Bd. I, 1898—1904, p. ] 123. Règle pour les Vitesses, Poids et Calibres des Projectiles. [Calcul simplifié. , Paris, 1905,p. 118. ] 124. Naish’s Logarithmicon. [The Logarithmicon; A mechanical contrivance for facilitating calculations.

Bd. I, 1898—1904, p. ] 67. Goulier, Règle pour les Levers Tachéométriques. , Paris, 1905, p. 118. ] 68. Rechenstab von Dennert und Pape. [Deutsche Bauzeitung, Bd. 8, 1874, p. ] 69. Darwin’s Slide Rules. [Proceed. London Math. , Vol. 6, 1875, p. 113. G. H. ] 70. Culmann’s Rechenschieber für Distanzmessern. [Designed by C. Culmann and described in his Die Graphische Statik, Zürich, Vol. , 1875, p. ] 71. Coggeshall’s Slide Rule. [J. F. Heather, A Treatise on Mathematical Instruments, London, 1874, p.

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