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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Electronic analog computers are being increasingly used today in physics (1, 2), mathematics (3), and engineering (4), and we believe they are valuable as an instructional aid in a college physics department. We have found that the construction of this computer illustrated important electronic principles to our students, motivated them in their study of differential equations, gave them techniques that can be applied to problem-solving on any analog computer, and provided them solutions of some of the important equations of physics.

Publication Date

1955

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

62

Issue

1

First Page

393

Last Page

398

Copyright

© Copyright 1955 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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