Circular slide rule

Made:
1877 in London
maker:
Troughton and Simms Limited

Circular slide rule by Troughton and Simms, designed by William Froude c.1877, with inscription plate and three logarithmic scales, used at the Admiralty Experimental Establishment, by Troughton and Simms, London, 1887

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Science Museum: Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

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Details

Category:
Froude
Object Number:
1941-8/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, ivory, silver plated, wood (unidentified)
type:
slide rule
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • calculator
status:
Permanent collection

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