Gear with Cylinder on Shaft from the Bush Differential Analyzer


This steel gear on a steel shaft has a mechanism so that it can be set in either of two positions.

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


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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: 1983.3002.20Nonaccession Number: 1983.3002Catalog Number: 1983.3002.20

Object Name: Differential Analyzer Component

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.6 cm x 6.5 cm x 3.6 cm; 1 13/32 in x 2 9/16 in x 1 13/32 in


Record Id: nmah_693251

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