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Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, Team, CSIRO Division of Building Research, 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 90899 125

Summary:
This is one of a series of photographic material in print, negative and/or digital formats covering CSIRAC machine and the people associated with it. The series was acquired from the University of Melbourne in 2003.
Description Of Content:
Team from CSIRO Division of Building Research with CSIRAC computer. The team used CSIRAC for various computations including thermal simulations of indoor temperature using climatic data, and analyses related to the design of structural frameworks for multistorey buildings. (l-r) Don Beresford (foreground), Roy Muncey, Bill Davern. 1958.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: archival materials
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Mr Don Beresford - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Building Research, Highett, Victoria, Australia, 1960

Beresford on left.
Person Depicted: Mr Roy Muncey - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Building Research, Highett, Victoria, Australia, 1960

Muncey in the middle
Person Depicted: Mr Bill Davern - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Building Research, Highett, Victoria, Australia, 1960

Davern on the right.

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