RDA Component

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Date Introduced
1945 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.
Manufacturer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Hamming
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
relays; paper tape
Object ID
X838.87

The Rockefeller Differential Analyzer included more integrators for more complex calculations. More importantly, it simplified setup with punched paper tape and telephone relays—no more rearranging mechanical shafts.