Gear with Disc from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Description:

This short shaft holds a gear at one end and an iron piece at the other. Both the gear and the iron piece rotate. A mark reads: BOST [. . .].

Parts of the Bush differential analyzer surviving at the Smithsonian 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

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers, Science & 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: 1983.3002.17Nonaccession Number: 1983.3002Catalog Number: 1983.3002.17

Object Name: Differential Analyzer ComponentOther Terms: Differential Analyzer Component; Gear With Disc

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.2 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 2 7/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1771-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_693248

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