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By Jeffrey R. Yost

A necessary contribution to the learn of the historical past of pcs, this paintings identifies the computer's influence at the actual, organic, cognitive, and scientific sciences. References primary to the understudied region of the background of clinical computing additionally record the numerous function of the sciences in supporting to form the advance of laptop know-how. extra commonly, the various assets on clinical computing support exhibit how the pc used to be the main major medical device of the 20 th century.

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Discusses the early ideas Physical Sciences 29 about the market and scientific applications of computers at the time of the planning of the IBM 701. 77. Birkoff, Garrett. " In Stephen G. Nash. A History of Scientific Computing (New York: ACM Press, 1990): 63-87. Discusses the application of digital computers to calculate problems in the fields of fluid dynamics, reactor computations, and surface representation. Relates the "liberation" of computing technology from wartime needs at the end of 1945, and the shift to enlist these machines in various areas of scientific research.

Relates the "liberation" of computing technology from wartime needs at the end of 1945, and the shift to enlist these machines in various areas of scientific research. 78. Blackney, Willard C , Jr. " In International Business Machines. Proceedings: IBM Scientific Computing Symposium on Computers in Chemistry (New York: IBM, 1968): 121-138. Reports on the remote spectral data analysis system (first using the IBM 1300 and later the 1800) in place at the Dow Chemical Company. 79. Bolt, Bruce A. " In S.

149. Norberg, Arthur L. " Business and Economic History 22:1(1993): 181-193. This article details the formation and early development of Engineering Research Associates and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company, two firms formed shortly after the end of World War II that built early electronic digital computers that were used for scientific and engineering applications-particularly by the Department of Defense. 150. Pasta, John R. " In S. Fernbach and A. , eds. Computers and Their Role in the Physical Sciences (New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1970): 203-218.

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