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Non-logarithmic Slide Rule
This Demonstration illustrates multiplication by two non-logarithmic slide rules.
In the first case, define
. Then
. This slide rule has the four scales
,
,
, and
.
In the second case, define
. Then
. This slide rule has the four scales:
,
,
, and
, but
and
can be considered the same.
When
, read
on the bottom scale below
on the
scale.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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Reference
[1] J. Bryant and C. Sangwin,
How Round Is Your Circle?
, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008 pp. 247–248.
RELATED LINKS
Slide Rule
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Addition Slide Rule
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Non-logarithmic Slide Rule
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/NonLogarithmicSlideRule/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: August 27, 2012
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