A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: David C
Date: 2018 Nov 26, 00:38 -0800
I suspect that introduction of the HP35 was the death knell for pre-computed tables, short methods and volumes such as Nories. Others may care to comment.
The June 1972 issue of the Hewlett-Packard Journal has several articles about the HP35. Here is a brief explanation of algorithms and accuracy in the HP35. Also attached is a comparison of the HP35 with a slide rule. One of the calculations is of a great circle distance using the cos formula.