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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: C8827
Computers -- Their Operation and Applications
Author: Berkeley, Edmund Callis and Lawrence Wainwright
Publisher: Reinhold Publishing Corp NY 1956, sixth printing Sept 1959; 366 pages, Index, diagrams, Refs, Gloss.

Very Good dark green cloth hardcover title in gilt in black & gilt decoration on spine; in Very Good or a bit better brown & ivory dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Front corner bumped, light edgewear esp. along spine end & corners. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. A nice bright copy of this

'Covering -- digital, analog and other types of automatic computers; Miniature computers; Present and future applications in business, industry and government' (from the jacket) For historical purposes, valuable reference because it contains a 'convenient checklist of computer characteristics; a listing of books, periodicals, papers & organizations offering further information on all aspects of automatic computing machinery; names & addresses of organizations from whom automatic computing equipment may be bought or rented; a large glossary of terms and expressions used in the automatic computing field' (all circa 1959). 'Section III of the book dealing with analog machines, & Section VII-5 dealing with military applications of computers, are the work of Wainwright; the rest of the book is the work of Berkeley' (from the Preface) CONTENTS -- Machines that Handle Information -- Computers; Types of Automatic Computers; Automatic Digital Computing Machines -- The Automatic Digital Computer; Storing Information & the Memory Unit; Calculating & the Arithmetic Unit; Programming & he Control Unit; Input & output units; Reliability - checking & maintenance; Advantages & Disadvantages of an automatic digital computer; A checklist of characteristics of an Automatic digital Computer; Automatic Analog Computing Machines -- the Analog Principle & its use; Essential elements; A Simple Computer; Analog & Digital Computers Compared; Examples of analog computer units; Examples of Analog Computers; Functional considerations; error control; System & supply considerations; Future prospects; Other Types of Automatic Computing Machines -- types that are not digital or analog computers; Components of Automatic Computing Machines; Miniature Computers & their use in Training -- Simon - its history & main features; Simon - numbers, operations & programming; How Simon is Constructed; Some Large-Scale Automatic digital computers - Univac; IBM Types 701, 702, 705 & 704; ERA Type 1103; Applications of Automatic Computing Machines -- whose work can automatic computers do; what people may buy automatic computers; The attitudes of prospective buyers toward automatic computing machines; Appications of automatic computing machines in business; Military applications; Applications of automatic computing machines in other fields; Recognizing areas where automatic computing machines may apply; References -- books and other sources of information; Roster of Organizations making automatic computing machines; Roster of automatic computing services; Glossary of terms and expressions; Index



Price: US$100.00. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 106.04 CAD 107.53 EUR 74.07 GBP 58.82 JPY 10000 MXN 1250 ZAR 1053 

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Computers Their Operation and Applications

Seller and Location:
   oldcomputerbooks.com
PO Box 66
Torreon, New Mexico
87061 United States
Phone: 919-596-2497
Website: http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/
Email: sales@oldcomputerbooks.com

Seller's item number:
C8827

Seller's Terms of Sale:
We want your books to arrive in the same condition as when we packed them for you! So, we ship all books and journals in boxes, with plastic to protect against moisture and extra padding (bubblewrap, cardboard etc) to protect against books shifting during post office handling.

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Books are returnable for a full refund if not as described, within 7 days after receipt; please contact us if you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason.

We will happily combine shipping on multiple books to one mailing address, to save you money. Libraries and institutions billed upon request. New Mexico residents will be charged appropriate sales tax.

All prices are in US dollars; books are generally shipped one to two business days after payment is processed. Sorry, no CODs

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TAX: New Mexico residents add 5.125% sales tax

PLEASE NOTE, there are only single copies of most books, although we do have some duplicates -- orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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