Estimated delivery dates - opens in a new window or tab include seller's handling time, origin postal code, destination postal code and time of acceptance and will depend on postage service selected and receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tabdelivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Pickett: description: price: date: bids: prices of slide rules sold on ebay (the internet auction) in sep-2007: 7ft giant pickett sliderule model n 1010-es tr. How to use dual base log log slide rules by professor maurice l hartung∗ the university of chicago pickett the world’s most accurate slide rules. Slide rules have come in different formats over the years the pickett n600 es is the slide rule model that went to the moon slide rule & calculator museum: slide rules have come in different formats over the years. Pickett n4-es vector-type log log dual base speed rule pickett 160-es microline can i translate your page slide rule calculations by example on slide rules to the italian language, with your permission i'll refer you as original author (with link to your page if you want) i am an italian slide rule collector.
Id: manufacturer: st: country: model: name: serial: patent: patent: patent: patent: patent: patent: slide pat: copyright: scales: scales: l (cm) basematerial. Aluminum pickett-brand slide rules were carried on five apollo space missions, including to the moon, according to advertising on pickett's n600 slide rule boxes some engineering students and engineers carried ten-inch slide rules in belt holsters, and even into the mid 1970s this was a common sight on campuses. The final pickett is a basic simplex trig rule that i gave my wife - she knows how to use a slide rule, too i still use the big pickett from time to time, mostly to impress my continuing education students and other younger engineers.
A confirmed instance of a pickett n600-es slide rule being aboard the apollo 11 moon flight was the one auctioned off for $77,000 by heritage auctions in 2007 the accompanying letter of attestation signed by colonel buzz aldrin (ret) states in part, buzz aldrin's apollo 11 slide rule - flown to the moon. Colin barnes, manufacturing british thornton slide rules, proceedings of the 11th international meeting of slide rule collectors, october, 2005, pp31-47 a fascinating illustrated paper which describes the typical complex stages involved in making a high precision slide rule. The iconic slide rule, long identified with the science and engineering professions before the advent of the electronic calculator, had two sliding components that set it apart from an ordinary rule: the slide running down the center of its body, and the transparent hairline cursor (also called runner) that moved over both body and slide. Slide rules were the primary tool for performing multiplication, division and other scientific functions up through the 1960s and the development of the electronic calculator there are straight, circular and cylindrical slide rules, all collectible. Dating k&e slide rules: here are some excerpts written by clark mccoy: c1980 dick schwartzer buys the entire pickett slide rule inventory that was destined for scrap january 1981 the closure of the nogales, arizona facility is completed 1985 pickett industries sold to chartpack.
The relay/ricoh group made a range of slide rules under other names sometimes this was a slide rule made to the specific requirements of another company which produced slide rules and and in other cases it was a distribution agreement. The slide rule, also known colloquially in the united states as a slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer the slide rule is used primarily for multiplication and division, and also for functions such as exponents, roots, logarithms and trigonometry, but typically not for addition or subtractionthough similar in name and appearance to a standard ruler, the slide rule is not meant to be. Sliderulemuseumcom andy was a contributor of numerous slide rules to the international slide rule museum which can be found in the pickett and post galleries he died in 2010 and was survived by his wife anne in longmont, colorado who donated this slide rule to isrm in 2011. In addition, crews carried a slide rule for more routine calculations nasa chose a 5-inch, metal rule, model n600-es, manufactured by the pickett company for their use it was a model that was popular among engineers, scientists and students at the time. 13 the pickett model 4 the various variants of the pickett model 4 keywords: pickett & eckel, model 4 recent member of the kring i just joined the dutch kring, and thought it would be nice to pass on some information about pickett slide rules the first slide rule made by pickett & eckel pickett & eckel made their first slide rule.
Physical description: the pickett 1000 slide rule is made of three rectangular bars of aluminum alloy coated in plastic with grooved slides two bars are connected at the end with braces that are mounted to the flat side of the bars and the third bar is free to slide between them, held in place by slide tension springs. A slide rule will tell you that you need a 65 beam it's up to you to know if that means 065 or 65 or 65 or whatever you can keep track of the decimals or just use your judgement. Pickett slide rule display this describes their line of rules with a place to display each the cover is plexiglass and the trim pieces just need to be attached better top and bottom after it is filled.
Pickett 600-t dual base log log “we went to the moon with slide rules,” retiree norman chaffee, who engine divided scales on celluloid increases precision of slide rules 1976 - the final slide rule made by k&e donated to the smithsonian institute, washington, dc, usa. How to use pickett n400 business slide rules this is a later version of the manual immediately above there are 25 scans in 1 zip file file 1 - n400zip - 300 mb (3,148,050 bytes) pickett 510 business and finance slide rule manual there are 17 scans in 4 zip files.
Teenage dating: 10 rules before the first date teenage dating: the subject evokes excitement or perhaps angst if you’re a teenager strikes fear into the hearts of many parents teenage dating tends to stir up some nostalgia, concern, and sometimes, even controversy when we enter into discussions about the when, who, why, and what of dating. Introduction: refurbish an old slide rule some guys my age buy the nice car they never had in high school i went on ebay and bought the nice slide rule i never had in high school the crew of apollo 13 even took a 5 inch pickett log log slide rule on their voyage today that slide rule is on display in the smithsonian institute. There are a different tool that dates from the slide rules, slide rules from a vintage slide rules over its lifetime dating pickett slide rules one of other companies, post brand slide rule style calculators and they provide. Keuffel & esser slide rules probably my favourite slide rule manufacturer, k&e was the dominant slide rule maker in the us additional dating information has been obtained from a variety of sources, pickett's may have gone to the moon, but these are the slide rules that probably built the bomb the n designation (new) was adopted in.