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Author Topic: Virtual Slide Rules  (Read 4178 times)

Edvard

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Virtual Slide Rules
« on: January 20, 2006, 02:48:09 PM »
W00T!! and you thought Graphcalc was cool! (it is, but... slide rules... :-*)
http://www.antiquark.com/sliderule/sim/

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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2006, 02:53:48 PM »
beautiful.

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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2006, 10:42:15 PM »
I don't know anything about sliderules, always wished i did, but that's awesome.
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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2006, 08:03:27 AM »
O god - how wonderful ...

Brings back lots of lovely memories. I was the only person in my class who seemed to get the hang of slide rules and I absolutely loved them. I still have one somewhere ...

The images on that site are beautiful but nothing beats the feel of the slide rule ;)

Not as kinky as it sounds (honest  :-[)

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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2006, 12:41:32 PM »
Yeah if they combined that with a force-feedback mouse (is there such a thing?) and some nice wood-slidey noises (*sschhhhhk*) itwould be almost perfect. I don't have a slide rule anymore, but I did pick up a nice hardbound K+E slide rule manual at a second-hand shop that was thicker than the one for my programmable graphing calculator...

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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2010, 05:11:01 AM »
MOAR SLIDE RULEZ PLZ!!11!1
http://www.engcom.ne...option=com_sliderule
http://www.stefanv.c...aristo970/index.html
http://www.taswegian...tual/UniVirtual.html

You like these but you'd like something standalone? Here go!
http://solo.dc3.com/VirtRule.html

Flight Computer? Circular slide rule? Gimme!
http://people.cs.ubc....php/Flight_computer

Klingon?!? WTH?!?
http://sliderule.mrklingon.org/

And if you're too young to have ever learned and wondered just how the heck the darn things work:
http://sliderulemuseum.com/SR_Course.htm

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Re: Virtual Slide Rules
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2010, 08:06:00 AM »
This site is unbelievalbe - Sphere Research's Slide Rule Universe: http://www.sphere.bc...test/sruniverse.html
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