Pictorial Representation: Nomography

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Historically, how did people make calculations and solve equations without using a slide rule? Professor Kilmister considers in detail one possible method: the nomogram.

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This event was on Wed, 04 Mar 1987

Clive Kilmister

Professor Clive Kilmister

Professor of Geometry

Professor Clive Kilmister was the Gresham Professor of Geometry between 1972 and 1988, but he otherwise spent his academic career at King’s College London from...

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