Sachet and Slide Rules
Tatu, Robin, ASEE Prism
SACHET AND SLIDE RULES
"You've come a long wayJ" is an understatement.
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Publication information: Article title: Sachet and Slide Rules. Contributors: Tatu, Robin - Author. Magazine title: ASEE Prism. Volume: 19. Issue: 3 Publication date: November 2009. Page number: 48. © AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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