Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge MA, 1951; 278 pages, diagrams, some photographs.
Condition: Very Good, dark blue hardcover, in light blue paper dustjacket; light edgewear, jacket thumb-length tear along bottom spine end exposing lower spine of binding; some fading to jacket at spine. Prev. owner's name inside cover with notation of gift 1952. (NOTE -- Another copy of this book is available, lacking the dustjacket, that is Elbourn's copy with his signature on endpaper).
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Item DescriptionIncludes sections on, Vacuum-Tube Operators; Switching Functions of two and three variables; n variables; Minimizing Charts; Multiple-output Circuits; Triggers, RIngs and Digit Counters; Rectifiers; Coding Systems; Adders and Accumulators; appendices and tables; and more
A systematic and practical approach to the logical design of such circuits is presented in this volume (from the jacket flap), representing the outcome of ten years of experience and research at the Computation Laboratory. Photographs in the book include rectifier circuits and the Mark I multiplier unit, and many of the chapters are based on lectures given by various Staff members. Origins of Cyberspace 419.