TI Programmable 57 Introduction to Programming
The Texas Instruments TI Programmable 57 was a programmable Semi-Algebraic Electronic Calculator Size: 6 x 3 inches / 15 x 8 cm manufactured in October 1977.
Unfortunately we do not have the actual calculator but the TI Programmable 57 Introduction To Programming manual has been very kindly donated by John Horne.
This is in A5 format and is a very comprehensive illustrated book. The table of contents is shown below:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Key Index ............................................ inside front cover
Chapter 1 : Getting on Track
A First Look at the Tl-Programmable 57
How Does It Work ?
A Practical Case
Chapter 2 : Firing Up ! A Tour of the Keys and Functions
Section 1. Basic Keys and Functions
Section 2. Advanced "Slide Rule" Keys
Section 3. Statistical Functions and Key
Chapter 3 : The Trackmakars : A Tour of the Programming Keys
The Learn Key
The Resel Key
The Run/Stop Key
The Pause Key Sequence
The Label Key Sequence
"Go to" Key Sequence
The "Go to a Step Number" Key sequence
Decrement and Skip on Zero" Key sequence
Decrement and Skip if not Zero
Program Editing Key Codes.
Steps in Writing a Program
Development of Programming Style
Chapter 4: Examples
Evaluating integrals (Simpson's Rule)
Appendix A : Battery and AC Operation
Appendix B : In Case of Difficulty
Appendix C : Error Conditions
Appendix D : Displayed Results Versus Accuracy
Appendix E : Key Codes
Typical answers to "next stop" problems
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