The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below). Thomas Kilburn, Douglas Hartree, EA Newman, JA Tempel, Cooke-Yarborough EH.
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)
The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below)

The Manchester University Mark II digital-computing machine, in, Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956 (See List Below).

IEE, Lodon, 1956, 543 pages, double-column text, diagrams, photos, advertisements.

Condition: Very Good overall, dark green hardcover, 9x11 a bit oversized, with gilt IEE Digital Computers 1956 embossed on spine. Binding is sound and secure but hinges a bit tender, and pages are clean but toned and darkened with age and paper acidity. Light bumps and rear cover is dimpled slightly; prev. owner's name and 1957 date on front endpage.

Price: $250.00

Item Description

The Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, issued in 3 parts -- this being Part B Supplements Nos. 1-3, DIgital Computer Techniques Volume 103, 1956. Convention on Digital Computer Techniques

Kilburn's article pp 247 - 268 and other articles include, Introductory Lecture by FC Wiliams, other Session introductions by Hartree; Taylor; Leiner etc. Sessions on Engineering and Scientific Applications of Digital Computers; Business Applicatios of Digital Computers; Applications in Industrial Control; Numerical Analysis; Logical Design;

B<> Construction and Performance of Commercially Available Computers; Experimental Computers; Rapid-access Storage including the use of Magnetic Cores for Storage and Switching; Magnetic Tape - input, output and auxiliary storage;

The Transistor as a Computing Element; Computer input and output, including analogue-digital conversion; the Computer in a non-arithmetic role; Circuit Techniques and Components of Computers

Discussions follow each Secion Sample of Articles include, Deuce - a high-speed general purpose computer (Haley); A Series of Computers using Plug-in Units (Johnston); THe Design Philiosophy of Pegasus (Elliott et al); and The Magnetic Drum store of the Computer Pegasus (Merry and Maudsley);

The Acoustic Delay line electronic calculator (Tempel); EDSAC II (Renwick); The Ace (Newman and Clayden); A Transistor Digital Computer with a magnetic drum store (kilburn, Grimsdale and Webb); Making a computer Play Draughts (Samuel);

The Use of electromagnetic delay lines in the Manchester University Mark II Digital Computing Machine (Thomas); A sonic delay-line storage unit for digital computers (Fairclough); Wire-type acoustic delay lines for digital storage (Scarrot and Naylor); The Magnetic Storage drum on the Ace Pilot Model (Clayden, Page and Osborne); and MORE.