Vannevar Bush's differential analyzer

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Date
1930 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy The MIT Museum and Historical Collections
Location
Cambridge, MA, USA
Keywords
mechanical; Bush, Vannevar; Differential analyzer
Object ID
102618648

Bush’s Differential Analyzer was big and complex. Six integrators and several input and output tables had to be carefully connected for each new problem. Doing so required both mechanical skill and a willingness to get covered in oil.