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Analog Calculators and Computers In-Person

Before the development of inexpensive electronic calculators and personal computers in the 1970s and ‘80s, Various types of mechanical analog calculators were in widespread use. These included numerical tables, nomograms (a graphical method of solving complex equations), abacuses, adding machines, and slide rules. This presentation will briefly discuss the history of mechanical analog devices and demonstrate the use of nomograms and slide rules.

Friday, September 22, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Galvin Library Second Floor

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Charles W. Uth

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