Beckman computer at the San Francisco airport

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Date
1956-07-06
Credit Line
Courtesy of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Call No. BANC PIC 1959.010, pt. 4, box 2
Copyright Owner
© The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Keywords
jet engines; General Motors; Beckman Instruments
Object ID
500003053

Aerospace firms were the earliest customers for large electronic analog computers. This 60-foot-long Beckman Instruments EASE analog computer was shipped from San Francisco to Indianapolis where the Allison division of General Motors used it to design jet engines.