Component from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Component from the Bush Differential Analyzer

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This heavy metal plate holds two linked gears on one side and a handle that turns them on the other. A brass cylinder is at opposite end of the plate from the handle.
Parts of the Bush differential analyzer surviving at the Smithsonian 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
metal (overall material)
overall: 20.7 cm x 17 cm x 8 cm; 8 5/32 in x 6 11/16 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Mechanical Integrators and Analyzers
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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