Date: Tue Feb 20 22:12:06 2007

Author: Chuck Patten

Subject: Re: To start your weekend with a laugh ...

Post:
I think that these are still available in case any one has contact with
overly ambitious chem. students...

cheers,
chuck...

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From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On
Behalf Of Richard Berg
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 7:30 AM
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Subject: Re: [tap-l] To start your weekend with a laugh ...


My favorite is a circular slide rule marked:

The RAND Corp BOMB DAMAGE EFFECT COMPUTER.

If you dial in the bomb yield and the distance and height at which the bomb
explodes, it will tell you various aspects of the damage. Works nicely for
nuclear bombs in the 1 kT to 100 MT range.

Dick

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