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Hartree differential analyser, 1935.

Hartree differential analyser, 1935.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

The machine shown is approximately half of the original differential analyser known as the Manchester machine. It was built by Douglas Hartree (1897-1958), based on the differential analyser built in 1930 by Vannevar Bush at the Masachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A differential analyser consists of a number of interconnecting integrating mechanisms. Its purpose is to provide an analogue method of arriving at a numerical solution to a differential equation.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10302771

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