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
 Conditional Transfers.
 Subroutines
 Program Editing Key Codes.
 Steps in Writing a Program
 Development of Programming Style
 Basic troubleshooting
Chapter 4:      Examples
 On sale
 Count off
 Factorial
 Combinations
 Evaluating integrals (Simpson's Rule)
 Linear Regression
 Hi-Lo Game
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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Date Published : 1977

 

 

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH6778. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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