By Topic

Analog computers in academia and industry: a history of analog computing at the University of Michigan and the founding of Applied Dynamics International

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

This article recounts the author's personal history as a graduate student and faculty member at the University of Michigan and as a founder of Applied Dynamics International (ADI). It traces the use of analog computers in various research projects for the US Air Force, Rand Corporation, and the Office of Naval Research, including the development of a simulator for aircraft flight equations with six degrees of freedom. It also discusses the founding of ADI in 1957 and the development of their product line of analog computers.

Published in:

Control Systems, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 3 )