
Slide Rule  How To Use It  Calvin C Bishop  Notes



Slide Rule  How To Use It
This book published by Barnes & Noble has a series of examples, problems and answers for common slide rule
types. Some of the problem areas covered include Area, Volume, Trigonometry, Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Chemistry,
Electrical Engineering and Thermodynamics.
 Author: Calvin C. Bishop
 Publisher: Barnes & Noble
 Copyright Date: 1947, 1952, 1955
 Pages: 150
 Condition: Good




Contents



PART ONE: Use of the Polyphase Slide RuleChapters in this part:
1 
Introduction 
2 
Multiplication, Division and Proportion 
3 
Finding the Right Place for the Decimal Point 
4 
CI Scale and Folded Scales CF and DF 
5 
Slide Rule Operations Involving Squares and Square Roots 
6 
Slide Rule Operations Involving Cubes and Cube Roots 
7 
Slide Rule Operations Involving the Common Trigonometric Functions 
8 
Logarithms and Their Application to the Slide Rule 



PART TWO: WellKnown Slide Rules Explained by Charts and Sample SettingsChapters in this part:
1 
K & E POLYPHASE Slide Rule 
2 
K & E POLYPHASE DUPLEX TRIG Slide Rule 
3 
K & E LOG LOG DUPLEX TRIG Slide Rule 
4 
K & E LOG LOG DUPLEX VECTOR Slide Rule 
5 
POST VERSALOG 
6 
LANGSNER INDUSTRIAL 



Appendix
A 
Problems for Drill 
B 
Practical Problems:
 Problems in Areas
 Problems in Areas and Volumes
 Problems in Trigonometry
 Problems in Mechanics
 Problems in Civil Engineering
 Problems in Chemistry
 Problems in Electrical Engineering
 Problems in Thermodynamics
Answers



