Summary report no. 3, December 1947
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in December 1947.
Includes: foreword, Project Whirlwind, the Whirlwind computers, and reports; general status, time schedules, Whirlwind II, Whirlwind I, and visitors; system design, timing studies; circuits, flip-flops; standardization of circuits; storage tubes, storage surface, tube construction; components, 7AK7 gate tube, crystal rectifiers, and pulse transformers; five-digit multiplier; mathematics; trouble location; input and output, conversion devices, film reader-recorder, and magnetic tape recording; simulation, control-force simulation, cockpit, and sampling servo; appendix, reports and publications.