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Slide Rules with 'Runners'

Cajori, Florian

In: Festschrift Moritz Cantor anläßlich seines achtzigsten Geburtstages. Leipzig 1909, pp. 78-83

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Abstract

We have seen that the use of the runner was suggested by Newton, Stone and Nicholson, also that Robertson actually had constructed slide rules with runner. Nevertheless this ingenious invention failed to meet with appreciation.

Item Type: Book Section
Title of Book: Festschrift Moritz Cantor anläßlich seines achtzigsten Geburtstages
Place of Publication: Leipzig
Date Deposited: 17. Jan 2012 13:12
Date: 1909
Page Range: pp. 78-83
Faculties / Institutes: Service facilities > Universitätsbibliothek (UB)
Subjects: 510 Mathematics
Controlled Keywords: Rechenschieber
Collection: Mathematics history in Heidelberg > Epochen > Übergreifendes
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