Shaft with Gearing from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Shaft with Gearing from the Bush Differential Analyzer

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This steel shaft carries nine components of one kind and three of a second kind on it. All of these components have a pattern of indentations and all rotate on the shaft.
Parts of the Bush differential analyzer at NMAH have museum numbers MA.314824 and 1983.3002.01 through 1983.3002.89.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Differential Analyzer Component
date made
ca 1930
Bush, Vannevar
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
overall: 25 cm x 63.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 9 27/32 in x 25 1/8 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
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Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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