Summary report no. 27, third quarter, 1951
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in the third quarter of 1951.
Includes: foreword; quarterly review (and abstract); system engineering, computer operation and photoelectric tape reader; circuits and components, five-digit multiplier, vacuum-tube life, component replacements in WWI, ferromagnetic and ferroelectric cores, and deflection amplifier for 16-inch display scopes; electrostatic storage, tube program, and storage-tube development; input-output, magnetic tape and magnetic drum; mathematics, coding, and applications, preparation of computer programs and work of the applications group; appendix, reports and publications, professional society papers, and visitors.