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Specialized Slide Rules

for Electronic Engineers

A Collection of Articles Edited by

Richard Smith Hughes

Specialized Slide Rules for Electronic Engineers: A new publication, introduced late in 2017 by the Oughtred Society, is a collection of articles about many of the specialized slide rules used in electronic design. This monograph is an extensive collection of articles edited by Richard Smith Hughes. Richard spent his career designing electronic circuits and when retired taught college level circuit design courses. Richard begins this collection with a brief history of electricity including early communication using spark gap technology. Next the various slide rules, with their special scales to calculate inductive reactance, capacitive reactance and resonant frequency, are described in detail. This publication is now available for sale on our website.

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