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Analog computers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brown Instrument Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 1728
Abstract: The Brown Instrument Company developed, manufactured, and sold industrial controls and measuring instruments, such as thermometers, pressure gauges, voltmeters, and pyrometers. The company was founded in 1857 by an English engineer and inventor, Edward Brown (1834-1905). The records of the Brown Instrument Company consist of research files documenting the development of measuring instruments and industrial control systems used in continuous process manufacturing.
Dates: 1925-1960

Engineering Department, 1942-1962

 Series
Identifier: 1915-V.
Scope and Content: The Engineering Dept. reports document the work of the department, primarily in the applications of analog computers. Important projects include: automatic pilots, computerized flight systems, instrument controls for nuclear submarines, space satellite technology, and internal guidance systems for long-range and medium-range missiles, including the Nike-Zeus.
Dates: 1942-1962