Bush Differential Analyzer Component

Bush Differential Analyzer Component

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Description
This steel shaft carries a rotating round piece that has been flattened along part of its circumference.
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
metal (shaft material)
Measurements
overall: 6.7 cm x 23 cm x 7.5 cm; 2 5/8 in x 9 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
1983.3002.12
nonaccession number
1983.3002
catalog number
1983.3002.12
Credit Line
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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