Shaft with Gears from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Shaft with Gears from the Bush Differential Analyzer

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Description
On this steel shaft, gears in two sizes are attached to rings and lined up on the shaft as in 1983.3002.05. Some gears are marked with numbers. Some are marked: BOSTON. the mark refers to the products of the Boston Gear Works.
Parts of the Bush differential analyzer at NMAH have museum numbers MA.314824 and 1983.3002.01 through 1983.3002.89.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Differential Analyzer Component
date made
ca 1930
maker
Bush, Vannevar
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.2 cm x 55 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 1/16 in x 21 21/32 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
1983.3002.08
nonaccession number
1983.3002
catalog number
1983.3002.08
Credit Line
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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