Accession Number : AD0896847

Title :   Project Whirlwind. Volume 6. Whirlwind I Computer Block Diagrams, Volume 2.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept. no. 2,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE SERVOMECHANISMS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Everett, R. R. ; Swain, F. E.

Report Date : 04 SEP 1947

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : This report is a description of the Whirlwind electronic digital computers under development at the Servomechanisms Laboratory of M.I.T. for the Office of Naval Research. The arithmetic nature and the physical nature of the computers are covered briefly, and the block diagrams for the prototype computer WWI are discussed in some detail.

Descriptors :   (*DIGITAL COMPUTERS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES), ELECTRONIC SWITCHES, SHIFT REGISTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, CODING, DIAGRAMS, SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS, BINARY ARITHMETIC, LOGIC DEVICES, MATHEMATICS, TIMING CIRCUITS, SWITCHING, PROTOTYPES.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE