Concise 28 a fairly basic but well known circular rule. Collecting slide rules oughtred society slide rule home page. Versalog slide rule instruction manual by fiesenheiser, e. Post versalog slide rule instructions an essential slide rule text. Post instruction manual for versalog slide rule smithsonian. Description in 1950 and 1951, three illinois institute of technology engineering professors participated in the development of the versalog slide rule, manufactured by hemmi of tokyo, japan, for the frederick post company of chicago. This manuals cover lists a range of post slide rules but this is the only reference to post in the entire manual, all the references inside the manual refer to hemmi rules, including all the diagrams and illustrations. This book would do anyone good who wants to learn more about slide rules, and belongs on the shelf of anyone who wants to use a post.
Nestler instructions covering a range of scales in french. I found in the post versalog slide rule instructions, frederick post company, 1963. Just in, won t last long 12 10 versalog 2 slide rule excellent like new, bamboo, log log duplex rule, metal framed glass cursor. Hughes owens versalog 1777 may, 1962 later hogeotec 341 3010, identical to post 1460 the premiere slide rule made by hemmi, this model is better known as the post versalog 1460 this specimen is actually the second version for the original versalog model, generally designated as ib.
Chesterland, ohio 44026 versalog multichannel data loggers. Postbranded slide rules were initially produced by a range of german manufacturers. It has 23 scales probably my favorites are the r 1 and r 2 scales, which afford greater precision in working with squares and square roots than an a scale. Fiesenheiser with special sections on civil, mechanical and electrical engineering applications.
In 1950 and 1951, three illinois institute of technology engineering professors participated in the development of the versalog slide rule, manufactured by hemmi of tokyo, japan, for the frederick post company of chicago. The most popular and complete versalog hardbound book, this is the 1963 canadian hughesowens edition, an excellent versalog training book. Post versalog ii 1460 click for a larger image the versalog is my favorite slide rule. If you use a different pdf reader, your procedures should be quite similar. Post instruction manual for versalog slide rule national museum. Fiesenheiser, versalog slide rule instruction manual, with r. It just arrived along with finding the teledyne post versalog ii slide rule instructions book as a.
It is unfortunate that, for some reasons not easy to see, the slide rule is sometimes regarded as a difficult instrument with which to become proficient. Please up for bids is this terrific versalog slide rule kit. Post rules post 1447 improved mannheim post 1450 versatrig post 1459 universal log log duplex post 1460 versalog no a scale post 1460 versalog ii with a scale post 1461 electronic post 1461 versalog 5 post 1461 versalog ii 5 post 1462 powertrig post 1462h postrig post 1490 control engineers rule for freq. Post versalog 1460 slide rule manual iram promotion. The versalog is one of four basic models, by the way. Post model 1460 versalog it has a cracked window and needs some cleaning, but this big sun hemmi bamboo rule is otherwise pretty nice. Post versalog slide rule instructions1963 for the post 1460 by e. Unlike many hemmimanufactured post slide rules, the versalog 1460 was not available as an exclusively hemmibranded product, though early examples bear the hemmi 258 model number.
The text appears not to have been revised since these three illinois institute of technology engineering professors helped invent the versalog slide rule and wrote instructions for. A few of these dualmarked rules are in hemmis standard aquagreen pasteboard cases labelled hemmi 258 and carrying a. Slide rule history, from galileos sector at the end of the 16th century to present day. By far the most common of these hemmimanufactured post slide rules is the versalog 1460, a 10 duplex slide rule with 23 enginedivided scales. Sold only in the cloth version up above, emphasis in this book is on problemsolving and engineering applications. Both post and hemmi said the versalog was built for post to posts specifications but several early versalog specimens are dual marked post 1460 and hemmi 258. Post versalog 1460 the vintage technology association. Here is an intriguing application of that idea that i found in the post versalog slide rule instructions, frederick post company, 1963. An instruction manual pdf post versalog 1460 simulation, adapted from the. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Its design is the result of much study and of many consultations with a panel of engineering teachers who practice engineering and reprcsen t major engineering fields. David crates quality slide rules slide rule manuals. Overview of fancier slide rules folded scales, extended scales, ll scales.
While this rule will be of use to other professional people. This manual s cover lists a range of post slide rules but this is the only reference to post in the entire manual, all the references inside the manual refer to hemmi rules, including all the diagrams and illustrations. The post versalog slide rule is among the finest of such computing instruments. Links library with links to many websites that contain information about slide rules. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. As the worlds largest single source for data loggers, representing over 25 manufacturers of loggers and data acquisition systems, we address the needs of the transportation, pharmaceutical, environmental, educational, scientific and industrial communities.
Teach yourself the slide rule by burns snodgrass a pdf file a pickworth book. Pickett sold at least one such model called the b1, imported from ricohrelay in japan. Fischer subsequently prepared this 115page hardcover volume explaining the slide rules capabilities. The post versalog slide rule has 23 scales, located and arranged in. This specimen is the one that i bought in college, circa 1979. Post called this slide rule the versalog ii, although this name appears only on packaging and manuals and is not imprinted on the rule. The rule is constructed of bamboo with celluloid overlay. As discussed above, one thing slide rules can do that calculators cant is create tables. Feb 18, 2018 ive been into using slide rules recently, but when i was just starting out i couldnt find a good video tutorial of how they are used.
This instruction manual has been written for study without the aid of a teacher. Ll0 ll0 k df cf cif ci c d r1 r2 l ll1 ll2 ll3 tt sectst coss c d ll3 ll2 ll1 the versalog slide rule. Post versalog slide rule instructions sun, instructions for the use of the hemmi bamboo slide rules nos. The versalog slide rule an instruction manual by e. Frederick post company chicago, illinois 512 x 812, hardbound, 114 pages. The first teledyne post versalog ii new model number 44ca600 appeared a little before then, in june 1972.
The text appears not to have been revised since these three illinois institute of technology engineering professors helped invent the versalog slide rule and wrote instructions. Click here to see a similarly organized pdf file of several hundred pages. Jul 09, 2007 one of my favorites is the post versalog no. Post hemmi manual 30 scans in 1 zip file post versalog 1 pdf in 1 zip file. The slide rule and other instruments which give the same facilities for rapid calculations, are covered by the term mechanical calculation. Post versalog slide rule instruction 1963 edition e. Frederick post was the most notable of these and their versalog is highlyregarded. Otis king another classic rule this time cylindrical. Tokio, japan the phillips slide rule by allan cullimore published by eugene dietzgen in 1925. M75 teledyne post versalog ii slide rule instruction manual and applied text 1970 for the teledyne post model 1460 versalog ii. Post s quality was the best, and i really like the arrangement of their scales on all their models. When i explain the slide rule to a curious soul, i say and until i got the sun hemmi. The front has ll0, ll0 ll00 in more standard notation, the inverse line, k, df, t, st, s, c, d, r 1 and r 2, l. The oughtred society also has slide rule books for sale.1244 128 1053 826 56 400 1254 36 133 1071 446 202 655 954 580 86 1097 1523 137 12 1469 596 454 1166 1383 662 1435 192 1375 984