Shaft with Gears from the Bush Differential Analyzer


On this steel shaft, gears in two sizes are attached to rings and lined up on the shaft as in 1983.3002.05. Some gears are marked with numbers. Some are marked: BOSTON. the mark refers to the products of the Boston Gear Works.

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: 1983.3002.08Nonaccession Number: 1983.3002Catalog Number: 1983.3002.08

Object Name: Differential Analyzer Component

Physical Description: steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.2 cm x 55 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 1/16 in x 21 21/32 in x 2 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_693239

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