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Schematic Diagram - CSIRAC Computer, 'Schematic Diagram Display Unit', C19557, 10 November 1950 Reg. No: HT 13519 23
- 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.
Schematic Diagram. Subsystem: Test Equipment. Drawn/checked by R.R. B.M.B. R.D.RYAN
Original Ink on Tracing Paper
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
|Tagged with:||computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac|
|Themes this item is part of:||CSIRAC Drawings & Diagrams - An Overview, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Trevor Pearcey, 1919 - 1998: a brief biography, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Commissioned By:||Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 10 Nov 1950|
|Creator:||Mr Reginald Ryan, 10 Nov 1950
Drawn/checked by R.R. B.M.B. R.D.RYAN.
|Date Created:||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 10 Nov 1950|
|Collector:||CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later|
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