Artifact Details

Title

Slide rule

Catalog Number

102741653

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1943

Manufacturer

University of Chicago Press

Dimensions

overall: 1/4 in x 15 3/4 in x 15 3/4 in

Description

The object consists of a circular slide rule, an envelope for storing the slide rule, and one piece of tephigram graph paper. The object is a pressure-height circular slide rule for determining the pressure of a column of air at various heights and temperatures. The condition of the envelope is fair. The condition of the slide rule is very good.

Category

Pre-computer/slide rule

Credit

Gift of Elaine Chapin and Suzanne Chapin

Lot Number

X7438.2015