Summary report no. 6, March 1948
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in March 1948.
Includes: foreword, Project Whirlwind, the Whirlwind computers, and reports; general status, time schedules; consolidation of operation-timing and program-timing matrices; vacuum tube life and flip-flop instability; checking of basic circuits; storage, test storage, and electrostatic storage tubes; mathematics, polynomial approximations for known functions and double-length operations in WWI; control desk operations; activities of the Test Equipment Committee; teletype program; trouble-location, test problems power distribution and switching for marginal operation; visits, visitors to the laboratory and visits by project staff members; appendix, reports and publications.Includes summary table of Whirlwind I schedules.