Ayer, William H.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Inspection Trip of Computers on the Atlantic Seaboard, 1953 May 25
Project Whirlwind Engineering Note E-546. During the week of April 22nd through May 2nd, a trip was made by W. H. Ayer and J. D. Bassett of MIT and J. Montgomery and W. Hughes of IBM to inspect the packaging technique employed in a dozen computers located between Washington and Ken York. Logical physical design, size of pluggable units, signal and power distribution systems, cooling systems and types of mechanical construction were investigated.
Joint Meeting on Packaging of WII, 1953 June 17
Meeting on Packaging of Whirlwind II, Hartford, Connecticut, May 21, 1953, 1953 May 27
Project Whirlwind Memo M-2191. Memorandum on the meeting on packaging of Whirlwind II, Hartford, Connecticut, May 21, 1953. Topics include a review of planning considerations, logical break-down into pluggable units, logical break-down into frames, and proposed floor plans.