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A Fundamental Punched Card Method for Technical Computations

A Fundamental Punched Card Method for Technical Computations

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Description
This paper describes the use of punched card equipment to solve technical problems, particularly those relating to the design of aircraft. The author, Everett Kimball, Jr., wrote this as technical advisor to the Machine Tabulating Division of the Bureau of the Census.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheets, set of
date made
ca 1945
maker
Kimball, Jr., Everett
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.4 cm x 26.8 cm; 8 1/32 in x 10 9/16 in
ID Number
1995.3080.04.11
nonaccession number
1995.3080
catalog number
1995.3080.04.11
Credit Line
Gift of Milton Schwartzbart
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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