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Logical Diagram - CSIRAC Computer, 'Memory Unit Schematic', SK3925, circa 1948 Document Reg. No: HT 13519 393

Logical diagram in hard copy relating to the computer CSIRAC.

A logical diagram is a detailed graphical representation of one of the principal parts of CSIRAC. Each functional component is represented by a symbol. The diagram shows the connections between these components. In CSIRAC, each functional component consisted of several physical components such as vacuum tubes, resistors and capacitors. Logical diagrams are used to understand the functioning of a circuit.

Technical details:
Logical diagram. Subsystem: Memory
From Trevor Pearcey collection.

Trevor Pearcey gave this item to the CSIRAC History Team in the late 1990s.
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: 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
Tertiary Classification: drawings
Commissioned By: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1948
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

Trevor Pearcey gave this item to the CSIRAC History Team in the late 1990s.

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