Gear with Cylinder on Shaft (Two Examples) from the Bush Differential Analyzer


Each of these two components consists of a gear with cylinder on shaft.

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: 1983.3002.23Catalog Number: 1983.3002.23Nonaccession Number: 1983.3002

Object Name: Differential Analyzer Components

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: each: 3.6 cm x 6.8 cm x 3.6 cm; 1 13/32 in x 2 11/16 in x 1 13/32 in


Record Id: nmah_693254

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