Since we posted the collector article with mention of slide rules a few of you have asked where you can find out more and if we’ll have an article in MAKE, well – we do!
Pictured here, the Nuclear bomb effects calculator (1962) and the Bristol Liquids SynchroValve Capity Calculator (1943) from Calculate This! by Robert Luhn. MAKE looks at slide rules. Info and article, page 50.
Build Your Own Nuclear Bomb Effects Computer – Link.