Two Buses from the Bush Differential Analyzer


Each component consists of an iron framework that holds two perpendicular, linked gears on steel shafts that pass through the framework. There are two examples.

Parts of the Bush differential analyzer at NMAH have museum numbers MA.314824 and 1983.3002.01 through 1983.3002.89.

Date Made: ca 1930

Maker: Bush, Vannevar

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.3002.06Nonaccession Number: 1983.3002Catalog Number: 1983.3002.06

Object Name: Differential Analyzer ComponentsOther Terms: Differential Analyzer Components; Bus

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: each: 7.8 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.3 cm; 3 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 7/8 in


Record Id: nmah_693237

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