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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Servomechanisms Laboratory

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Found in 334 Collections and/or Records:

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 July 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1237. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: D.I.C. staff, academic staff, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, and part-time students. Includes page 1-2 of Memo M-1237.
Dates: 1951 July 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 April 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1189. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: D.I.C. staff, academic staff, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, part-time students, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, thesis student, and summary. Includes page 3 of Memo M-1172.
Dates: 1951 April 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1950 April 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1013. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, and administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, and machinists, draftsmen and print clerks, guards, stock clerks, laboratory helpers, and janitors, part-time students, and thesis students. Also includes page 3 of Memo M-933.
Dates: 1950 April 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 January 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1143. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates. Includes page 1 of Memo M-1143.
Dates: 1951 January 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 August 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1257. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: D.I.C. staff, academic staff, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, part-time students, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, and summary. Also includes page 3 of Memo M-1237.
Dates: 1951 August 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1950 March 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-993. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, and administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, and machinists.
Dates: 1950 March 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1950 August 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1074. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, and part-time students.
Dates: 1950 August 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1949 September 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-894. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, and room number. Also includes page 3 of Memo M-882-3.
Dates: 1949 September 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1949 November 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-919. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, and administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, and machinists, draftsmen and print clerks, guards, stock clerks, laboratory helpers, and janitors, part-time students, and thesis students.
Dates: 1949 November 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, approximately 1944-1959

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-894. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, and administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, and machinists, draftsmen and print clerks, guards, stock clerks, laboratory helpers, and janitors, and part-time students. Includes pages 2-3 of Memo M-894.
Dates: approximately 1944-1959

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 June 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1223. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: D.I.C. staff, academic staff, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, part-time students, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, and summary. Also includes page 3 of Memo M-1207.
Dates: 1951 June 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1951 September 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1272. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: D.I.C. staff, academic staff, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, part-time students, thesis student, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, and summary.
Dates: 1951 September 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1950 July 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1062. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, draftsmen, print clerks, photographer, guards, stock clerks, lab. helpers, matron, cleaners, and part-time students.
Dates: 1950 July 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1950 September 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1095. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, machinists, and part-time students. Contains page 1-2 of Memo M-1095.
Dates: 1950 September 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1949 July 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-870. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff [name], non-staff [name], room number, and thesis students.
Dates: 1949 July 01

Electronic Computer Division personnel, 1949 December 01

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-935. Roster of staff and non-staff Electronic Computer Division personnel. Includes: staff, D.I.C. staff and professors, research assistants and associates, non-staff, secretaries, receptionists, foremen, and administrative assistants, technicians, laboratory assistants, and machinists, draftsmen and print clerks, guards, stock clerks, laboratory helpers, and janitors, part-time students, and thesis students.
Dates: 1949 December 01

Electronic Staff, 1946 March 05

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo A-3. Administrative memorandum from project Whirlwind research teams on temporary staff assignments.
Dates: 1946 March 05

Error Correction in Orbital Flight, 1950 June 13

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6673. Project Whirlwind Report R-189. Project Whirlwind Collection, MC665. As part of an investigation of possible future forms of air traffic control, an analysis is made of orbital motion around an Omni-Range DME station. It is assumed that each aircraft would be assigned an azimuth-vs-time schedule, and that maintenance of the schedule would be by path variation: reduction of radius when behind schedule and increase of radius when ahead of schedule. In order to estimate the...
Dates: 1950 June 13

Experience with Receiving-Type Vacuum Tubes on the Whirlwind Computer Project, 1950 December 12

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Report R-194. In high-speed digital computers, particularly those to be used for control of physical systems, vacuum-tube reliability is an important consideration. In such computers, one would like to measure the average time between failures in days or weeks rather than hours. Since there are thousands of components in such machines that can fail and cause operational failures, the average life of these components should be at least several tens of thousands of...
Dates: 1950 December 12

First Meeting of the Planning Committee for the IRE-AIEE Conference on Electron Tubes for Computers, 1950 August 18

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1087. This is a report of the first meeting of the planning committee for the IRE-AIEE Conference on Electron Tubes for Digital Computers.
Dates: 1950 August 18

Forecast for Military Systems Using Electronic Digital Computers, 1948 September 17

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-3. Many plans are now being considered for the military use of information systems built around electronic digital computers. Such systems appear unique in their ability to process and evaluate information sufficiently rapidly for modern high-speed military operations. The advantages gained when digital information systems make possible the better integration and more effective use of other military equipment should more than justify the diversion...
Dates: 1948 September 17

Gas-Discharge Gaps for Data Storage in Electronic Computers, 1948 July 21

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Engineering Note E-140. Abstract of an engineering report on Gas-Discharge Gaps for Data Storage in Electronic Computers.
Dates: 1948 July 21

Group leaders' meeting - 21 January 1957, 1957 January 25

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents Division 6 Limited Memo 6L-292. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing Colorado Springs, bright tube 3, and model shop services. Present: R. R. Everett, N. H. Taylor, J. A. Arnow, D. R. Brown, W. J. Canty, C L. Corderman, N. L. Daggett, S. H. Dodd, R. S. Fallows, C. W. Fair, J. F. Jacobs, B. E. Morriss, J. A. O'Brien, W. N. Papian, J. C. Proctor, E. S. Rich, and C. A. Zraket.
Dates: 1957 January 25

High-Speed Gas Discharge Gaps for Data Storage in Electronic Computers, 1947 May 13

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Scope and Contents Project Whirlwind Memo M-830. Master's Thesis Research proposal on High-Speed Gas Discharge Gaps for Data Storage in Electronic Computers.
Dates: 1947 May 13

Index to Project Whirlwind Publications, 1947 October 26

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Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-170. Memorandum containing a subjective index to Project Whirlwind Publications.
Dates: 1947 October 26

Information on Project whirlwind I as requested by Lt. Cmdr. Rubel, Research and Development Board, in letter dated 7 February 1949, 1949 February 15

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Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-11. Report answering questions on Whirlwind I as requested by Lt. Cmdr. Rubel of the Research and Development Board under Office of Naval Research Contract N5ori-60.
Dates: 1949 February 15

Information System of Interconnected Digital Computers, 1947 October 15

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Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-2. Report discussing in general terms some possibilities in the arrangement and use of high-speed digital computers for the for the analysis, evaluation and intercommunication of information in an anti-submarine naval group.
Dates: 1947 October 15

Initial Testing of a Computer Electrostatic Storage System, 1951 April 23

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Report R-195. Following preliminary tests of the individual Whirlwind electrostatic-storage tubes, 16 tubes were installed in a bank in the Whirlwind computer. This thesis report describes the initial testing of the bank as a system, first without and then with the main control circuits of the computer. Because it has had only limited distribution, it is being issued as a Project Whirlwind R-series report. The author wishes to express his sincere appreciation to...
Dates: 1951 April 23

Investigation of 7AK7 Processing, Emporium, Pa., March 2, 1948, 1948 March 16

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Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-295. Memorandum on a visit by project Whirlwind I research teams to investigate 7AK7 processing at the Sylvania Radio-Tube Plant at Emporium, Pa., March 2, 1948.
Dates: 1948 March 16

Letter to Nathaniel McLean Sage, 1951 April 12

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Scope and Contents MIT DIC 6673. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-26. Letter to Nathaniel McLean Sage on funds needed to extend the capacity of the Whirlwind computer to demonstrate its capabilities for handling low flying aircraft requiring the processing of information from many radar sets.
Dates: 1951 April 12