Planimeter

1971/002

Amsler type polar planimeter

SKU: 1971/002 Categories: ,

Description

Amsler type polar planimeter.

The irregular outline of an area is followed by a tracing point causing motion to the mechanism and the computation is arrived at by multiplying the reading recorded on a graduated wheel by a given factor. Invented by J Amsler Professor of Mathematics Schaffhausen in 1854.

 

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1971/002

Item Type

Short Description

Amsler type polar planimeter

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1930

Sub-items

Case

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

60998

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

Box: 227 x 50 x 39

Donor

Date Donated

1971

Materials

Brass and Steel

Condition

Good

Display Location