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Schematic Diagram - CSIRAC Computer, 'Line Selector', B24784, 1948-1955 Document Reg. No: HT 13519 13

Summary:
Schematic diagram in hard copy relating to the computer CSIRAC.

A schematic diagram shows the detailed connections between all the components in a circuit. Such diagrams were used to build circuits and later for testing. For CSIRAC, the most common components were vacuum tubes (valves), capacitors and resistors. Schematic diagrams are also known as circuit diagrams.

Technical details:
Schematic Diagram. Subsystem: Control. Drawn/checked by V. H. N.
Original Ink on Tracing Paper
Description:
Schematic diagram in hard copy.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers
Themes this item is part of: CSIRAC Drawings & Diagrams - An Overview, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes, CSIRAC Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: software
Commissioned By: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1948-1955
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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