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The California Institute of Technology electric analog computer

Author: G. D. McCann
Journal: Math. Comp. 3 (1949), 501-513
MSC: Primary 65.0X
MathSciNet review: 0033176
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  • H. E. Criner, G. D. McCann, and C. E. Warren, A new device for the solution of transient-vibration problems by the method of electrical-mechanical analogy, J. Appl. Mech. 12 (1945), A-135–A-141. MR 0012941
  • G. D. McCann & H. E. Criner, “Mechanical problems solved electrically,” Westinghouse Engin., v. 6, Mar. 1946, p. 48-56. G. D. McCann & H. E. Criner, “Solving complex problems by electrical analogy, part I,” Machine Design, v. 17, Dec. 1945, p. 137-142. G. D. McCann & H. E. Criner, “Solving complex problems by electrical analogy, part II,” Machine Design, v. 18, Feb. 1946, p. 129-132. G. D. McCann, “The mechanical-transients analyzer,” Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 1946, v. 2, p. 372-387. E. L. Harder & G. D. McCann, “A large-scale general-purpose electric analog computer,” AIEE, Trans., v. 67, 1948, p. 664-673. G. D. McCann, C. H. Wilts & B. N. Locanthi, “Electronic techniques applied to analog methods of computation,” IRE, Proc., v. 37, 1949, p. 954-961. G. D. McCann, C. E. Warren, & H. E. Criner, “Determination of transient shaft torques in turbine generators by means of the electrical-mechanical analogy,” AIEE, Trans., v. 64, 1945, p. 51-56. G. D. McCann, S. W. Herwald, & H. S. Kirschbaum, “Electrical analogy methods applied to servomechanism problems,” AIEE, Trans., v. 65, 1946, p. 91-96, 515. G. D. McCann & S. W. Herwald, “Dimensionless analysis of servomechanisms by electrical analogy,” AIEE, Trans., v. 65, 1946, p. 636-639, 1132; v. 66, 1947, p. 111-118. G. D. McCann & J. M. Kopper, “Generalized vibration analysis by means of the mechanical-transients analyzer,” Jn. Appl. Mech., v. 14, 1947, p. A127-A134. E. L. Harder, “Solution of the general voltage regulator problem by electrical analogy,” AIEE, Trans., v. 66, 1947, p. 815-825. G. D. McCann, W. O. Osbon, & H. S. Kirschbaum, “General analysis of speed regulators under impact loads,” AIEE, Trans., v. 66, 1947, p. 1243-1252. G. D. McCann, F. C. Lindvall, & C. H. Wilts, “Effect of Coulomb friction on the performance of servomechanisms,” AIEE, Trans., v. 67, 1948, pt. 1, p. 540-546.
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