Virtual Slide Rule

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Engcom.net is hosting a fun little toy on their web site, it’s a virtual slide rule that you can operate. It’s great fun and brings back fond fond memories.

See how calculations used to be done before the days of electronic calculators. Find out about an important piece of engineering history. All pieces of the slide rule are draggable.

If you’ve read this far you’re probably into slide rules, so check out this terrific personal collection of the devices, current total is 143 different slide rules.

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