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Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.4 cm x 4.7 cm x 3.4 cm; 1 11/32 in x 1 27/32 in x 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Description:
This steel component consists of a large screw that has a nut attached to its end. At the other end, a gear and a metal ring move along the shaft of the screw.
Parts of the Bush differential analyzer surviving at the Smithsonian have museum numbers MA.314824 and 1983.3002.01 through 1983.3002.89.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.25
Catalog number:
1983.3002.25
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1776-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_693256