Calculation and Computation in the Pre-Electronic Era : (Record no. 1043674)

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International Standard Book Number 9781848827424
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Classification number QA76.17
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Classification number (OCLC) (R) ; Classification number, CALL (RLIN) (NR) QA76.17
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Personal name Tympas, Aristotelis.
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Title Calculation and Computation in the Pre-Electronic Era :
Remainder of title The Mechanical and Electrical Ages.
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Extent 1 online resource (253 pages)
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Series statement History of Computing Ser.
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Formatted contents note Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Topic, Period, and Argument -- 1.2 Theoretical Framework -- 1.3 Line of Argumentation -- 1.4 Strategy Regarding Primary Sources -- References -- Chapter 2: "The Delights of the Slide Rule" -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 "No Device Has Been of Greater General Interest" -- 2.3 "A Machine for Putting Logarithms to Work" -- 2.4 "A Very Ingenious Instrument" -- 2.5 "High-Speed Scales" -- 2.6 "The Habit of Attempting That 'Ficticious Accuracy'" -- 2.7 "The Poor Man's Calculator" -- 2.8 "As Well as the Pianist Knows His Keyboard" -- 2.9 "Unfair to Compare" -- 2.10 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: "Lightning Calculations Lightened" -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 "With Lightning Speed" -- 3.3 "Extreme Accuracy with a Slide Rule" -- 3.4 "An Indispensable Companion" -- 3.4.1 "For the Exercise of His Ingenuity" -- 3.4.2 "A Transmission Line Calculator" for "the Most Tedious Problem" -- 3.4.3 "If Querist Will Lay Out His Slide Rules" -- 3.4.4 "Equivalent to Millions of Dollars Annually" -- 3.5 "Speed Up Computations of Many Sorts" -- 3.6 "Uses Slide Rule" -- 3.7 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: "Like the Poor, the Harmonics Will Always Be with Us" -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 "Mathematician Par Excellence" -- 4.3 "A Marvel of Mechanical Skill and Mathematical Accuracy" -- 4.4 "Eminently Satisfactory" -- 4.5 "With a Reasonable Accuracy" -- 4.6 "Quickly and Easily" -- 4.7 "The Skill of the Expert Mechanical Technicians" -- 4.8 "Still Not the Ideal Analyzer" -- 4.9 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: "The Inner Satisfaction That Comes with Each Use of the Alignment Chart" -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 "A Perfect Poem: The Most Lovely Exposition of Mathematics in Simple Form" -- 5.3 "A Convenient Table: A Welcomed Help" -- 5.4 "New Catechism of Electricity".
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Formatted contents note 5.5 "It Would Lead Too Far to Explain Here in Detail the Laying Out of an Alignment Chart" -- 5.6 "Done Graphically Without the Computer Knowing Anything Whatever About the Mathematics" -- 5.7 "Mention Should Be Made of a Circle Diagram that Picturizes in a Most Simple and Practical Manner" -- 5.8 "Time-Honored Graphical Procedures Within a Modern Technical Framework" -- 5.9 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: "The Appearance of a Neatly Finished Box" -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 "Cannot Be Altered Until the Operation Has Been Finished" -- 6.3 "The Miscalculation of Mains" -- 6.4 "Can Be Put in the Hands of a Girl" -- 6.5 "The True Automatic Machine Belongs to a Possible Rather Than an Actual Class" -- 6.6 "No Short Summary Can Be at All Complete" -- 6.7 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Conclusion -- References -- Index.
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Main entry heading Tympas, Aristotelis
Title Calculation and Computation in the Pre-Electronic Era : The Mechanical and Electrical Ages
Place, publisher, and date of publication London : Springer,c2018
International Standard Book Number 9781848827417
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Uniform title History of Computing Ser.
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          UT Tyler Online UT Tyler Online Online 04/30/2019   QA76.17 EBC5219479 04/30/2019 https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uttyler/detail.action?docID=5219479 04/30/2019 Electronic Book