Analog-mechanical computers

If you were ever curious about the technological level of World War 2...

That was slightly below cutting edge back in '45; tube-based electric computer did exist, but were apparently not preferred for the harsh conditions on a warship.

S Ortmann

1 comment:

  1. Fun fact: German electric computers of the time used magnetic amplifiers. As far as I know, they were more robust than vacuum tubes. Dunno, if any were used for fire control though.


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