Sheets, Calculations of Revolutions of Worm on Société Genèvoise Dividing Engine

Sheets, Calculations of Revolutions of Worm on Société Genèvoise Dividing Engine

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Description
This pencil calculation of the revolutions of worm on dividing engine is associated with a desired division of the circle.
It is part of the documentation received with dividing engine MA.328870.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sheets, Set Of
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.8 cm x 20 cm; 5 1/32 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
1987.0036.14
accession number
1987.0036
catalog number
1987.0036.14
Credit Line
Gift of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
subject
Mathematics
Ruling and Dividing Engines
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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