Acoustic and Solar Circular Slide Rule, 1942

Made:
1942 in Stuart
maker:
Gilson Slide Rule Co.

Circular slide rule (4-inch scale) for converting bathythermograph records to soundwave velocity, by Gilson Slide Rule Co., USA, 1942. Made for Bureau of Ships, US Navy Department, form 13, serial no. 794.

Details

Category:
Oceanography
Object Number:
1980-1441
Materials:
aluminium alloy, nickel plated, plastic (possibly cellulose acetate), steel (metal)
type:
slide rule
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
  • calculators
credit:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
status:
Permanent collection

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