Pickett Manual for Model 3 Duplex Slide Rule

Description
This eight-page pamphlet, titled How to Use Model 3 Powerlog Slide Rules, is a supplement to Maurice L. Hartung, How to Use Dual Base Log Log Slide Rules (Santa Barbara, Calif.: Pickett, Inc., 1947). Hartung also wrote this pamphlet, probably around 1947. He explains scales not found on other Pickett models, namely, the extended square root, cube root, and tangent scales. Model 3 also had an extra log log scale (LL0).
This printing was made after the company moved to Santa Barbara in 1964. See the associated items, 1980.0097.01 and 1980.0097.05.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pamphlet
date written
1947
date printed
ca 1965
maker
Hartung, Maurice L.
printer
Pickett Industries
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.1 cm x 13.5 cm x .1 cm; 8 5/16 in x 5 5/16 in x 1/32 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
place printed
United States: California, Santa Barbara
ID Number
1980.0097.06
accession number
1980.0097
catalog number
1980.0097.06
subject
Slide Rules
Mathematics
Rule, Calculating
Science & Mathematics
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Terry M. Sachs

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