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Schematic Drawing - CSIRAC Computer, Arithmetic Organ, 18 October 1949 Reg. No: MM 028308
- 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.
CSIRAC Archives No DR1090. Pencil drawing on wax paper. AO is abbreviation for Arithmetic Organ.
- Pencil drawing on wax paper.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department, 2012
|Tagged with:||computers, computing, csirac computer, making history - csirac|
|Themes this item is part of:||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|
|Inscriptions:||Drawing - Schematic A02, B18599, 18.10.1949|
|Commissioned By:||Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 18 Oct 1949|
|Date Created:||18 Oct 1949|
|Collector:||CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later|