Summary report no. 28, fourth quarter, 1951
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in the fourth quarter of 1951.
Includes: foreword; quarterly review (and abstract); system engineering, reliability and checking, installation of bank B storage, input-output, and power supplies; circuits and components, vacuum-tube life, component replacements in WWI, ferromagnetic and ferroelectric cores, and transistors; electrostatic storage and tube program; input-output, magnetic tape, and magnetic drums; mathematics, coding, and applications, programming of extra-precision and floating-point operations, problems of general interest, high-speed information searching, and seminars on computing machine methods; appendix, reports and publications, professional society papers, and visitors.