Net Resources Index

 

Accuracy

         Checking the accuracy of a slide rule

Aristo

         Aristo Archives

Blundell Harling

         Blundell Harling Archives

Books

         A description of the major books available
         Teach Yourself The Slide Rule by Burns Snodgrass
         Teach Yourself the Slide Rule by Burns Snodgrass (a pdf file)
         A Pickworth Book for the A.W. Faber Rule
         Astragal Press - A publisher of books on antique tools and early technology

Build a Slide Rule

         Build both a Linear and Circular Rule

Circular Slide Rules

         Circular Slide Rule Archives
         Circular Slide Rule pictures
         Concise Circular Rules

Cleaning and Caring

         A useful introduction (from Sphere Research)
         A useful introduction (from Eric's Slide Rules)

Commercial Rules

         A discussion of six commercial rules

Condition Codes

         The standard slide rule condition codes

Cursor Marks

         A discussion of multi-line cursors

Dietzgen

         Dietzgen Archives
         Dietzgen Archives

e-bay Slide Rule Slide Rule Prices

         A searchable database
         The current year's prices
         E-bay price trend analysis

Electrical Slide Rules

         A background discussion

Electronic Slide Rules

         A background discussion

Emulators

         A Java slide rule emulator
         A Java slide rule emulator
         Griffenfly Java Universal Slide Rule emulator
         A Hemmi-45 emulator
         A Hemmi-153 emulator
         A K & E 4093-3 emulator
         A Gallery of Clickable Simulated Slide Rules
         A Napier's Bones Emulator (Go to: English : Software : Napier)
         A Slide Rule Emulator (Go to: English : Software: Slide Rule)
         A simple circular slide rule
         A range of Pickett emulators
         Aristo Multilog 970
         A kid's slide rule emulator
         A wide range of slide rule emulators
         A Curta emulator
         Steve Burton's slide rule emulator
         BCDSLR: Birkana Coded Decimal Slide Rule
         Robert Wolf's slide rule emulator
         A very simple emulator
         Yet Another Slide Rule Simulator

Exponentiation

         Exponentiation and the LL scales

Faber-Castell

         Faber Castell Archives

Flying Fish

         Flying Fish/Shanghai Archives

Gauge Points

         A list of common gauge points
         A list of common gauge points

Geotec

         Hughes-Owens/Geotec Archives

Giant

         A selection of large slide rules

Graphoplex

         Graphoplex Archives

Guides

         The a-z of Slide Rules
         A slide rule primer

Halden

         A Collection of J. Halden Catalogues

Hemmi

         A comprehensive Hemmi catalog of all their rules
         Hemmi-Sun Archives

History

         History, theory and use of the scales
         A brief history of the slide rule
         The invention of the slide rule

Hughes-Ownens Geotec

         Hughes-Owens/Geotec Archives

Hyperbolic Functions

         A brief discussion

Hyperbolic Rules

         Articles and List of Hyperbolic Rules

Introduction

         A brief introduction to the slide rule
         How to use the slide rule

ISRG Archive Search

         A searchable database

Keuffel & Esser

         Keuffel and Esser Archives
         Keuffel and Esser Catalogue Index
         Dating of K & E Rules
         Clark McCoy's Model Cross Reference Links for Catalogs
         Michael O'Leary's K&E Spreadsheet Cross Reference Index
         K & E Slide Rule Manuals
         A large list of K & E patents
         Special Presentations and Brochures
         Catalog page for other K & E products
         The evolution of the K & E 4053-3
         

Literature Search

         A searchable database

LL scales

         Exponentiation and the LL scales

Manuals

         Aristo Aviat (5 pdf files in 1 zip file)
         Aristo Hyperlog (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Aristo Multilog (1 pdf file)
         Aristo StudioLog (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Bruning 2398 (18 scans in 1 zip file)
         Concise Circular28
         Concise Circular 28N (11 scans in 1 zip file)
         Concise Circular Slide Rules No. 28, 46, 300, 320
         Concise Circular Slide Rules No.28, 46, 300, 320 (a pdf file)
         Dietzgen/Gilson Circular (18 scans in 1 zip file)
         EASYR Hydraulic
         Faber Castell 2/83N
         Faber Castell 2/83N (a pdf file)
         Faber Castell 2/82N (27 scans in 2 zip files)
         2/83N, 62/83N (16 scans in 2 zip files)
         Faber Castell Business (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Faber Castell Chemical
         Faber Castell Mathema (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Fowler Long Scale
         Fowler Long Scale (a pdf file)
         Fowlers Patent Calculator (9 scans in 1 zip file)
         Foxboro Flow and Valve (27 scans in 5 zip files)
         Gilson/Dietzgen Circular (18 scans in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 130W (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 153 (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 255D and 275D (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 257 (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 257 (23 scans in 1 zip file)
         Hemmi 259D (27 scans in 3 zip files)
         Hemmi 266 (33 scans in 4 zip files)
         Hemmi 266 (1 pdf file)
         Kane Mark VI Dead Reckoning (33 scans in 4 zip files)
         An extensive range of K & E Manuals including Fuller and Thacher
         K & E Analon (37 scans in 1 zip file)
         K & E Cooke Radio (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         K & E 68-1100 Decilon (100 scans in 7 zip files)
         K & E 4081 (68 scans in 7 zips)
         K & E 4081 DI scale addendum (7scans and 1 html file in 1 zip file)
         K&E K-12 Prep Instruction Manual
         KL 1 Russian Circular (1 scan and 1rtf in 1 zip file)
         Nuclear Bomb Effects (2 scans in 1 zip file)
         Omnes
         Otis King
         Otis King (Some html and image files in 1 zip file)
         Otis King
         Otis King (a pdf file)
         PIC Differential scales for trigonometrical computation (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         PIC Trigonometrical Differential scales (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Pickett Exponential Ln-L scale supplement (16 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett Model 3 Deci Log Log (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Pickett N4 (68 scans in 4 zip files)
         Pickett How to Use Log Log Slide Rules (Identical to N4) (35 scans in 4 zip files)
         Pickett 14 War Department Technical Manual, Rule, Slide, Military (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Pickett N16 Electrolog (33 scans in 2 zip files)
         Pickett N16 Electronic (68 scans in 2 files)
         Pickett Model 17 Radiation
         Pickett 101C Circular (11 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett 140/160
         Pickett 400 Business (15 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett 400 Business Pocket (13 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett N400 Business (25 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett 510 Business (17 scans in 4 zip files)
         Pickett N515-T (9 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett N525 Statistics (26 scans in 3 zip files)
         Pickett 535 Electronic (10 scans in 3 zip files)
         Pickett N901-ES Elementary simplex (27 scans in 5 zip files)
         Picket N904 Decimal Keeper Addendum (12 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett How to Use Basic Slide Rules (9 scans in 1 zip file)
         Pickett U.S. Air Force Aerial Photo Slide Rule (16 scans in 3 zip files)
         Pickett N1040 Fisher Control Valve Sizing Rule Instructions
         Pilot Balloon Slide Rule Mark V (4 scans in 1 zip file)
         JC Podmore Slide Rule for Sea and Air Navigation (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Post Hemmi Manual (30 scans in 1 zip file)
         Post Versalog (1 pdf in 1 zip file)
         Proof Rule
         Relay Duplex (20 scans in 1 zip file)
         Sector
         BA Simm Slide Rule Manual (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         Al Slater The Slide Rule - A Complete Manual (5 pdf files in 5 zip files)
         Spirule Manual
         Sterling/Acumath 400
         Spanish Manuals
         The Tarrant Hydraulic
         Thornton
         Thornton (a pdf file)
         Thornton F5100 Radiation
         W & G Model 432 (4 scans in 1 zip file)
         W&G Model 454 Artillery & Survey (1 pdf file in 1 zip file)
         NW Young - Extract for W Scales (1 pdf in 1 zip file)

Moonstick

         A slide rule moon phase calendar

Multiplication and Division

         Use of the CI, CF and DF scales

Museums

         Images from the Science Museum

Naming

         Slide Rule names in different languages

Nestler

         Nestler Archives

Otis King

         The Otis King site

Oughtred

         The life of William Oughtred
         The Oughtred Society WebSite

Patents

         A large list of K & E patents

Perrygrafs

         Perrygraf Archives

Pickett

         Pickett Archives

Pilot Ballon

         The rules used in meteorology

Post

         Frederick Post Archives

Pythagorean

         Use of the P scale

Rectangular to Polar Conversion

         Brief description

Relay/Ricoh

         Relay/Ricoh Archives

Russian Slide Rules

         A gallery of Russian slide rules

Scales

         A discussion of slide rule scales
         Types of slide rules and their scales
         The scales of a slide rule
         The scales of a slide rule

Shanghai Flying Fish

         Shanghai/Flying Fish Archives

SIC

         SIC Archives

Slide Charts

         Slide Chart Archives

Slide Rule

         The slide rule entry from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
         Basic Terms and Terminology
         How it works
         How it works (more advanced!)
         Basic Instructions and Scales
         Basic Instructions and Scales
         The slide rule as a teaching tool (more advanced!)
         Home made slide rules

Slide Rule Forum Search

         A searchable database

Special Purpose

         Special purpose rules
         Tie clips, cuff-links, watches

Staedtler

         Staedtler-Mars Archives

Sun-Hemmi

         Sun-Hemmi Archives

Teledyne

         Teledyne/Post Archives

Texas Magnum

         The world's largest slide rule

Trigonometrical Scales

         With scales on the stock
         With scales on the front of the slide
         With scales on the back of the slide
         Scales on Thornton rules
         Gauge point for small angles
         A comparison of different methods of scale presentation

Types

         Types of slide rules and their scales

Wallpaper

         Slide Rule Wallpaper

World Championship

         Results of the "World Championship" slide rule competition