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 Vernier scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia It was invented in its modern form in 1631 by the French mathematician Pierre Vernier (1580–1637). Verniers are common on sextants, scientific instuments and machinists' measuring tools (all sorts, but especially calipers and micrometers) and on theodolites. Now if you move the vernier by a small amount say one tenth of its fixed main scale, the only pair of marks which come into alignment will be the first pair since these were the only ones originally misaligned by one tenth. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vernier   (731 words)

 VERNIER, PIERRE (c. 1580–1637) - Online Information article about VERNIER, PIERRE (c. 1580–1637) graduation 4 of the vernier coincides with a division of the standard, and the determination of the excess of a over 3 scale divisions reduces to the difference of 7 divisions of the normal scale and 6 divisions of the vernier. It is seen that division 6 of the vernier coincides with a normal scale division, and obviously the excess of fl over two normal scale divisions equals the difference between 6 normal scale divisions and 6 vernier divisions, i.e. The vernier is such that 24 divisions of the normal scale equal 25 of the vernier; each of the latter therefore is •002 or•.azth inch less than the normal division. encyclopedia.jrank.org /VAN_VIR/VERNIER_PIERRE_c_15801637_.html   (865 words)

 Vernier Scale A vernier instrument increases the measuring precision beyond what it would normally be with an ordinary measuring scale like a ruler or meter stick. Since the vernier scale pictured above is constructed to have ten divisions in the space of nine on the main scale, any single division on the vernier scale is 0.1 divisions less than a division on the main scale. Using the vernier calipers provided: In figure 5 below, the relation between the vernier and main scale is not one of ten in the space of nine but of twenty in the space of nineteen. nebula.deanza.fhda.edu /physics/Newton/4A/4ALabs/Vernier_Scale.html   (1029 words)

 Pierre Vernier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) To a quadrant with a primary scale in half degrees Vernier proposed to attach a movable sector, thirty-one half degrees in length but divided into thirty equal parts (each part consisting then of a half degree plus one minute). In measuring an angle, minutes could be easily reckoned by noticing which division line of the sector coincided with a division line of the quadrant. The name vernier, now commonly applied to a small movable scale attached to a sextant, barometer, or other graduated instrument, was given by Lalande who showed that the previous name nonius, after Peter Nunez, belonged more properly to a different contrivance. www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/v/vernier,pierre.html   (228 words)

 Vernier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Pierre Vernier was taught mathematics and science by his father who was a lawyer and engineer who held government office. Being born in Franche-Comté (Free Country) meant that Vernier (and his father) were involved, not with the government of France but with that of Spain. Vernier became a government official holding various positions such as military engineer for the Hapsburgs and director general of the treasury in Dole and Besançon, the capital of Franche- Comté. www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Vernier.html   (387 words)

 ipedia.com: Vernier scale Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) It was invented in 1631 by the French mathematician Pierre Vernier. It was invented in 1631 by the French mathematician Pierre Vernier (1580-1637). Verniers are common on sextants, machinists' measuring tools (all sorts, but especially callipers and micrometers) and on slide rules. www.ipedia.com /vernier_scale.html   (289 words)

 Vernier Scale Practice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Pierre Vernier, the inventor of the instrument which bears his name, was born in Ornans, Franche-Comte in 1580. Pierre became captain and castellan, for the King of Spain, of the castle at Ornans, and councillor and director general of moneys in the County of Burgundy. Vernier scales are now used on sextants, barometers, and other graduated instruments that require extreme precision. www.studyphysics.ca /30/applets/vernier/vernier.html   (454 words)

 The Galileo Project Vernier's father was a castellan of the chateau of Ornans. The Vernier scale improved the work of Nunez, Clavius, and Curtius by replacing a series of static scales with a mobile concentric segment. Vernier's name was not associated with his invention until the middle of the century. galileo.rice.edu /Catalog/NewFiles/vernier.html   (507 words)

 MTT However there are still Vernier gages with 25 divisions used in manufacturing and it is important that the user is able to read the 50 and the 25 division gages. The difference between the width of one of the fifty spaces on the Vernier plate and one of the forty-nine spaces on the bar is therefore 1/1000 of an inch (1/50 of 1/20). If you are using a (English) Vernier Gage, the same procedure is used for obtaining inside measurements as for outside measurements, however the top row of measurements are to be used. www.sperdvac.org /vernier_calipers.htm   (948 words)

 The Open Door Web Site : IB Physics : Measurements : The VERNIER Scale A Vernier scale is a small, moveable scale placed next to the main scale of a measuring instrument. Notice that 10 divisions of the Vernier scale have the same length as 9 divisions of the main scale. Hence, the level of precision of an instrument which has a Vernier scale depends on the difference between the size of the smallest division on the main scale and the size of the smallest division on the Vernier scale. people.uncw.edu /ganl/fizix101labs/vernierscale.htm   (427 words)

 Pierre Vernier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Vernier (1580–1637) was a French mathematician and instrument inventor. He was inventor and eponym of vernier scale for measuring devices. This article about a mathematician is a stub. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pierre_Vernier   (73 words)

 Vernier Phoebe Vernier, a single mother and an artist, has lived with her sons in the Mission [San Francisco, 2001] for 18 years. Midway through the protest, Vernier and four other tenants attempted to confront Ferster in his 12th-floor office but were turned away by the receptionist. The Vernier Commune is part of the Geneva canton in the Swiss Confederation. www.desertstarlight.com /Vernier/vernier.html   (770 words)

 Vernier Scales In parts a, b and c, the Vernier scale is on top and the standard scale is on the bottom. I would estimate that the 0-mark on the Vernier scale is one-tenth of the way between the marks on the Standard scale. Note that however far the Vernier scale slides, the position of the 0-mark of the Vernier scale will be indicated by the number of the Vernier mark that lines up with a mark on the Standard scale. dl.clackamas.cc.or.us /ch104-01b/vernier.htm   (465 words)

 [No title] This index mark is to be considered the "zero" Vernier mark, and the other vernier marks are numbered in order from it, one through ten. The number of that vernier mark represents the fraction of a main scale division which must be added. Angle-measuring Vernier scales are often built with the main scale divided to half-degree intervals. www.lhup.edu /~dsimanek/scenario/labman1/measure.htm   (1342 words)

 vernier caliper --  Encyclopædia Britannica It utilizes two graduated scales: a main scale similar to that on a ruler and an especially graduated auxiliary scale, the vernier, that slides parallel to the main scale and enables readings to be made to a fraction of a division on the main scale. French mathematician and government official who is best remembered for his invention of the vernier caliper, an instrument for making accurate linear measurements. Lengths up to a few inches can be measured with micrometers, or vernier calipers (see Micrometer), to an accuracy of about one ten-thousandth of an inch (0.00025 centimeter). www.britannica.com /eb/article-9075132   (555 words)

 Vernier space is 1/10 inch, or 10/100 and the vernier space is 9/100 inch. The vernier space is smaller by the difference between these two numbers, as follows: the vernier for 24 on the caliper scale. www.tpub.com /math1/7e.htm   (478 words)

 Vernier, Pierre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) He was working as a military engineer for the Spanish Habsburgs, then the rulers of Franche-Comté, when he realized the need for a more accurate way of reading angles on the surveying instruments he used in mapmaking. In 1630 he was appointed to the service of the count of Burgundy, for whom he built fortifications. In 1631 Vernier published La construction, l'usage, et les propriétez du quadrant nouveau mathématique/The construction, uses and properties of a new mathematical quadrant, in which he explained his method. cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/V/Vernier/1.html   (105 words)

 AllRefer.com - vernier (Technology: Terms And Concepts) - Encyclopedia The vernier is attached to the scales of instruments employed for very accurate linear or angular measurements; these include the transit, sextant, barometer, compass, and caliper. It was devised by a French mathematician, Pierre Vernier, who described it in his Construction, usage et propriEtEs du quadrant nouveau de mathEmatiques (1631). Certain auxiliary control mechanisms used for fine measurements or adjustments are often called verniers. reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/V/vernier.html   (197 words)

 vernier I remember, with equal distinctness, the delight which my uncle gave me (the father of Francis Galton) by explaining the principle of the vernier of a barometer. After an elaborate explanation by an officer then present upon the graduation of the vernier and the manner of reading it, the cadet set the finders so as to read the north polar distance of the sun for that day at West Point apparent noon. When it was about time for the sun's limb to begin its transit of the wires, the cadet took position to observe it. www.cooldictionary.com /?word=vernier   (237 words)

 Vernier Quiz The 50 division Vernier plate are with half as many bar graduations. Some Vernier calipers have Metric graduations on the top of the stationary bar with English graduations at the bottom of the bar. Some Vernier calipers with Metric and English graduations it may be necessary to add the width of the closed contacts when taking inside measurements.. school.discovery.com /quizzes17/mtt_cerrttos/VernierQuiz.html   (609 words)

 Equipe UNPC - page personnelle de Marie-Pierre Vernier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Baciu, M., Koenig, O., Vernier, M.-P., Bedoin, N., Rubin, C., and Segebarth, C. Categorical and coordinate spatial relations: fMRI evidence for hemispheric specialization. Vernier, M.-P., Bedoin, N., and Koenig, O. (1996, September). Vernier, M.-P., Bedoin, N., and Koenig, O. (1996, April). unpc.univ-lyon2.fr /~Vernier/vernier.angl.html   (680 words)

 vernier on Encyclopedia.com VERNIER [vernier], auxiliary scale, either straight or an arc of a circle, designed to slide along a fixed scale. Vernier Networks System Wins COMNET New Product Achievement Award At COMNET 2002; Company Recognized for Providing Complete Security and Mobility For Wireless LANs. Vernier Networks to Provide Secure WLAN Connectivity for AIR2LAN SMB Customers; Vernier Networks and AIR2LAN Partner to Protect, Manage, and Enhance WLAN Access for Mobile Professionals. www.encyclopedia.com /html/v1/vernier.asp   (384 words)

 Vernier Pierre - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) We found 2 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word Vernier Pierre: Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "Vernier Pierre" is defined. Vernier, Pierre : The On-line Medical Dictionary [home, info] www.onelook.com /?w=Vernier+Pierre&ls=all   (71 words)

 DigiGuide : Pierre Vernier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) When is 'Pierre Vernier' on TV Programmes in the DigiGuide Library that star Pierre Vernier Download DigiGuide, the best TV guide, and never miss a programme with Pierre Vernier in it again Find out more on Pierre Vernier at the Internet Movie Database library.digiguide.com /lib/person/17476   (83 words)

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 Tendres Cousines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Made in 1980 staring Thierry Tevini, Anja Schüte, Valérie Dumas, Évelyne Dandry, Elisa Servier, Jean-Yves Chatelais, Macha Méril, Hannes Kaetner, Silke Rein, Laure Dechasnel, Pierre Vernier, Jean Rougerie, Catherine Rouvel, Gaëlle Legrand, Anne Fontaine, Carmen Weber, Fanny Bastien, Jean-Louis Fortuit, Pierre Chantepie, Jean-Pierre Rambal Soon to be sixteen, the girl isn't much interested in him, prefers the companionship of the man engaged to marry Julien's older sister; Julia's little sister, Puone (Valerie Dumas), roughly twelve, wouldn't mind dating her cousin, though, has a big crush on him. If this is starting to sound a bit complicated, make note that Julien's dad is hot for the young stable-hand (Pierre Chantepie), really likes seeing the older adolescent in a dress. members.fortunecity.com /johnb53/t/TendresCousins.htm   (325 words)

 Pierre Vernier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Discuss this person with other users on IMDb message board for Pierre Vernier Find where Pierre Vernier is credited alongside another name You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. www.imdb.com /name/nm0894608   (351 words)

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