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Manual of the O"Sullivan slide rule

John Francis O"Sullivan

Manual of the O"Sullivan slide rule

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Published by O"Sullivan slide rule co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Slide-rule.,
    • Printing -- United States -- Tables.,
    • Typesetting -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Running title: O"Sullivan slide rule manual.

      Other titlesO"Sullivan slide rule manual.
      Statementby John F. O"Sullivan; for printers.
      GenreTables.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ245 .O81
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. incl. forms.
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6306560M
      LC Control Number34017278
      OCLC/WorldCa3174659

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A Complete Slide Rule Manual by Neville published by David and Charles The Slide Rule by Chas Hoare published by Technical Press in The Slide Rule by Chas Hoare published by Virtue & Co of London in as number in Weale's Rudimentary Series. This book comes with the cardboard slide rule pictured.

Instructions for the use of your Lutz Slide Rule. This manual came with a Lutz and is in fairly good shape after being folded for 30 odd years. The manual has instructions for the Lutz models and As this rule was made by Relay/Ricoh, the manual could be used for these rules as well.

The Slide Rule The book, written by Florian Cajori, is the standard work on the early history of the slide rule. There is also a version as a Word document which is smaller ( Kb). More details on the book are given here. : Teach Yourself the Slide Rule. This is almost a complete book on slide rules.

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Some donors have provided these booklets and other paper items, such as advertising flyers, directions for cleaning slide rules, warranty certificates. applying the slide rule to calculations in which they are involved and since the scales of slide rules are, in most cases, subdivided in the decimal system, any notations of weights and measures which are similarly designed, such as the metric system, lend themselves readily to calculation by slide rule.

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Breckenridge, The Polyphase Slide Rule No. N A Self Teaching Manual, 3rd ed. (New York: Keuffel & Esser Co., ). According to Clark McCoy, this example comes from the first of two printings of the manual with the copyright date; the cover and first few pages were changed in the second printing, which was also marked.

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