Summary report no. 19, second quarter, 1949
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in the second quarter of 1949.
Includes: foreword; quarterly review, summary schedule Jan. 1949-Dec. 1949 and summary schedule July 1949-June 1950; system engineering, installation and testing of WWI, system testing the arithmetic element of WWI, constant-frequency restoration and the clock pulse control, and revised orders in the Whirlwind computer; circuits and components, five digit multiplier reliability, life of vacuum tubes in WWI, and list of WWI component failures; electrostatic storage, tube construction, testing, and storage tube circuits; input-output; mathematics and applications, calculation of correlation functions, investigation of the Gauss-Seidel Iterative Method, control systems to operate with the WW computer, and solution of power network problems; appendix, visitors, reports and publications.Includes summary table of Whirlwind I schedules.