Seven Gears from the Bush Diferential Analyzer

Seven Gears from the Bush Diferential Analyzer

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Description
These seven steel gears are marked: BOSTON.
Parts of the Bush differential analyzer surviving at the Smithsonian have museum numbers MA.314824 and 1983.3002.01 through 1983.3002.89.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Differential Analyzer Components
Other Terms
Differential Analyzer Components; Gears
date made
ca 1930
maker
Bush, Vannevar
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
each: 3.6 cm x.6 cm x 3.6 cm; 1 13/32 in x 1/4 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
1983.3002.58
catalog number
1983.3002.58
nonaccession number
1983.3002
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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