Friday, August 30, 2013
Calculating Machines in the 19th Century
The advances in mathematics in 19th Century spurred the development of calculating machines. Here are some articles to help give a rough impression of what was happening in this area.
18-20th Cent. history of the mechanical calculator
1822 Difference Engine
1837 Analytical Engine
1855 Maxwell's Platometer
1890 Continuous Calculating Machines - Thompson & Tait