Saturday, May 20, 2006

History of Vernier Calipers

Here is a breif history about vernier scale used in vernier calipers. The concept of vernier scale was invented by Portuguese mathematcian, Pedro Nunes. Hence vernier scale is also called as nonius at some parts of the world. But it was in 1931 the vernier scale took it's present shape. French mathematician Pierre Vernier invented the present form of Vernier calipers.

2 Comments:

Blogger manukonda said...

would u plz tell me the URL or book title - long back I read some pdf book that explained that vernier scale developed on Convergent series

9:29 AM  
Blogger hassan bin naeem said...

its not accurate answer

6:06 AM  

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