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Schematic Diagram - CSIRAC Computer, 'Memory Input Gates', B22578, 1952-1955 Reg. No: HT 13519 78
- Schematic diagram in hard copy relating to the computer CSIRAC.
This diagram includes symbols for Germanium diodes.
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: Memory. Drawn/checked by R.D.R. P.M.L.
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:||Reginald Ryan - Interview, 8 April 1999, CSIRAC Drawings & Diagrams - An Overview, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, 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, 1952-1955|
|Collector:||CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later|