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  Harvard Mark I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mark I was followed by the Harvard Mark II (1947 or 1948), Mark III/ADEC (September 1949), and Harvard Mark IV (1952) – all the work of Aiken.
The Mark III used some electronic components and the Mark IV was all-electronic, using solid-state components.
The Mark I was eventually disassembled, although portions of it remain at Harvard in the Cabot Science Center.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harvard_Mark_I   (611 words)

 Grace Hopper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was the first programmer for the Mark I Calculator and the developer of the first compiler for a computer programming language.
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics in 1928 and pursued her graduate education at Yale University, where she received an MA degree in the same two subjects in 1930 and in 1934 became the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics.
While she was working on a Mark II computer at Harvard University, her associates discovered a moth stuck in a relay and thereby impeding operation, whereupon she remarked that they were "debugging" the system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grace_Hopper   (1091 words)

 Lens Angle of View & Field of View Lens Calculator // sweeting.org
Use this lens calculator to view the lens angle of view and the field of view of a lens.
The lens calculator draws from a database containing most of the lenses currently being made by the likes of Canon, Nikon and Sigma, as well as a generic catalogue of popular lens focal lengths.
As the different sensors have slightly different aspect ratios, the "35mm equivalent lens" is calculated using the diagonal measurement of the current sensor against that of 35mm film.
www.sweeting.org /mark/lenses   (755 words)

 CLA Calculator - good for Backglider design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The second set of fins is helpful for calculating rockets with front fins, as they are used for boosters in multistage applications.
I am wondering if, and how, I could use the calculator to calculate the CLA with rockets with (a) circulair fin(s) behind the body of the rocket.
Again thanks a lot for using your CLA calculator and to my opinion our water rocket colleagues could use your CLA calculator to calculate CLA for "tubular" fins as well.
waterrocket.uh-lab.de /cla_calculator.htm   (592 words)

 looking.back -- August
Aiken conceived the plans for a large scale calculator in 1937 and sought a sponsor and partner to implement his ideas as a machine to assist Harvard University researchers in their computational undertakings.
He initially approached Monroe Calculator Company but they could not see their way to assist him and subsequently he modified the proposal to be more plausible to IBM -- a company whose major product was the card processor.
Mark I and Mark II were electromagnetic, using relays but Mark III and Mark IV had a variety of electronic components including vacuum tubes and solid-state transistors.
ei.cs.vt.edu /~history/50th/August.html   (1683 words)

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This is the first calculator where numbers are entered by pressing keys as opposed to being dialed in or similar awkward methods.
Zuse, having promised to a research institute a special-purpose calculator for their needs, actually builds them the "Z3", which is the first operational program-controlled calculator, and has 64 22-bit words of memory.
This is the first program-controlled calculator to be widely known: Aiken was to Zuse as Pascal to Schickard.
fms.komkon.org /comp/misc/Ancient.txt   (2803 words)

 FinAid | Calculators | Loan Payment Calculator
This Loan Payment Calculator computes an estimate of the size of your monthly loan payments and the annual salary required to manage them without too much financial difficulty.
This calculator can be used with Federal education loans (Stafford, Perkins and PLUS) and most private education loans.
This calculator assumes that the interest rate remains constant throughout the life of the loan.
www.finaid.org /calculators/loanpayments.phtml   (191 words)

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That's a special-purpose calculator for tabulating values of a polynomial, given the differences between certain values so that the polynomial is uniquely specified; it's useful for any function that can be approximated by a polynomial over suitable intervals.
This is the first calculator where the operands are entered merely by pressing keys rather than having to be, for example, dialed in.
Mark Brader, SoftQuad Inc., Toronto, utzoo!sq!msb, msb@sq.com Nature is often much more interesting than we would like her to be.
www.dorje.com /netstuff/folklore/comp.development   (7100 words)

 The Science Bookstore - Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Starting with the Mark I in 1944, Aiken spearheaded an effort that provided not only the physical means of computation but also the tools to direct them and the people to operate them.
The Harvard Mark III Calculator had the potential to be a significant entry into the field of computing, but events slowed its completion until competitors finished other markedly superior systems.
The Mark III was not a machine that would be emulated or replicated beyond its lifetime, but the people who planned it, built it, programmed it, and operated it went on to make significant contributions to the science and practice of computing.
www.thesciencebookstore.com /bookmain.asp?bookcat=Technology   (1491 words)

 Mark Williams Pedal Ratio Calculator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the correct master cylinder in place the pedal ratio must be great enough to produce 1200 psi system pressure under severe braking conditions.
A pedal ratio verses line pressure calculator is available on the MW website, www.markwilliams.com.
To Calculate a lever ratio, enter in the line or lever pressure into one of the blue boxes.
www.markwilliams.com /technical/pedalRatio.html   (937 words)

 The IBM ASCC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Also called the Harvard Mark I. It was built in 1940-43 and remained operational until 1959.
It is 51 feet long, weighs 5 tons, and incorporates 750,000 parts, including 72 accumulators and 60 sets of rotary switches, each of which can be used as a constant register, plus card readers, a card punch, paper tape readers, and typewriters.
Aiken wanted to make a calculator that could retain mathematical rules in its memory and not require reprogramming for each new set of problems.
www.columbia.edu /acis/history/mark1.html   (497 words)

 Mark Griffin - Loan calculator
You may use the calculator below to estimate monthly payments on a loan.
The calculator automatically calculates your monthly payments after you enter or change a number and hit the tab key on your keyboard.
If you have any questions about loan calculations or would like to arrange a loan, please call me at 877-689-0206 or send email to Mark@ClickonVirginia.com.
www.clickonvirginia.com /listings/loan_calc.cfm   (60 words)

 PROVANTAGE: buy el-733a 10 digit amortization mark up calculator by sharp - electronics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Calculations - all time-value-of-money calculations, amortization, non-uniform cash flow, and interest rate conversions.
Financial calculator ideal for business students and professionals.
Functions: Continous calculation cost/sell /margin compound interest non-uniform cash flow chain calculation, 2-VAR.
www.provantage.com /buy-7shrp01h-el-733a-10-digit-amortization-mark-up-calculator-sharp-electronics-el733a-shopping.htm   (214 words)

 Timing Mark Calculator
This calculator is used to determine the measurement of an advanced degree setting on a harmonic
Once you have determined Top Dead Center with a dial indicator or other means and installed the harmonic with a timing tab, this calculator will determine your exact mark at whatever degree you indicate in the calculator.
Calculators compliments of HRS Applications for use for The Dirt Forum "Users"!
www.thedirtforum.com /timingcalc.htm   (142 words)

 Mainframe History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mathmeticians were amazed at the power of the Mark I, as it could, in one day, complete the task it would take a man six months.
However, the Mark I was soon to be outpaced by the new Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) Picture.
Unfortunately, te ENIAC doubled the size of the Mark I, and measuring 18 feet, by 80 feet.
www.brainerd.net /~kuck/history/mainfram.html   (604 words)

 Studio Depot
More Information: Standard features include: Separate Depth of Field calculations for both prime and zoom lenses.
Exposure compensation calculations for light (foot candles and lux), camera speeds (1 - 2,500 fps), filters (filter factors and ND) and shutter angles (12.5 - 200 degrees).
Compass incorporated into the central disk locking mechanism with Magnetic Variation markings and Sunrise/Sunset tables in the instruciton booklet.
studiodepot.com /store/index.cgi?cmd=view_item&id=31805&aid=timtyler   (201 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles Babbage's calculating engines are among the most celebrated icons in the prehistory of computing.
Ten Mark 2 Collossus machines were in use at Bletchley Park by the end of the war.
It was supposed to be the brains of a calculator.
uk.geocities.com /magoos_universe/early_comp.htm   (2395 words)

 Mark-->'s Calculator Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I've been seriously collecting calculators for a few years now, but my interest in them dates back to my high school days.
In a not-insignificant way, it was my early obsession with calculators that led me into a career in mathematics.
Note: All calculator photographs on this site are my personal work, are not in the public domain, and may not be reproduced on the Web without my advance consent.
www.albion.edu /math/mbollman/Calculators.html   (144 words)

 mark ii electronic drums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LM-4 Mark II is Steinberg's upgrade to their innovative LM-4 software drum machine.
Mark II XXL, at $199 MSRP, adds another gig of samples for 70 additional drum kits.
The new generation Mark II features the same incredible response and reasonable price that made the 62 series a...
www.drumsearch.net /drums/mark-ii-electronic-drums.html   (698 words)

 CritShot - the archers mark - Damage cap calculator
Was looking for a bow damage cap calculator and couldn't find one, so I made this, should be pretty accurate.
I'm thinking that weapon damage number might be a better representation of actual DPS than calculating it off of quality, dps, and level of archer...
*edit* Wanted to also note that it looks like the calculator is not increasing the dps on 16.5 weapons until the RR field is 6...
www.critshot.com /forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10087   (1077 words)

 Room Reverb / Sabine Calculator and Charts :: MarkTAW.com
A quick tool for helping you calculate the reverb time of your room across six octaves.
This Room Reverberation Time Calculator will help you calcuate the Reverb Time (RT60) of your room.
Remember that this is just a mathematical model, and your room most certainly will have quirks that are beyond the scope of this calculator.
www.marktaw.com /recording/Acoustics/RoomReverbSabineCalculato.html   (314 words)

 8886 GCSE science coursework - Software
Calculates the Final Mark Total for all students for Double Award, Single Award, and Single Sciences.
Each will store marks and calculate totals for up to 40 pupils.
Particularly tailored for the Sc1 Mark Criteria these simulations, with built in experimental error, can be used for practice sessions or in the final submission of marks.
www.8886.co.uk /software.htm   (176 words)

 MathPad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MathPad is a general purpose graphing scientific calculator for the Macintosh.
General purpose arrays allow calculations involving vectors, complex numbers, matrix algebra etc. 2D arrays can be displayed as grayscale or color images.
Several examples are included showing such things as equation solving, curve fitting, vector calculations and numerical solution of differential equations.
pubpages.unh.edu /~mwidholm/MathPad   (264 words)

 Download Interest Calculator 5.0 by Mark Bowden
The Markosoft Interest Calculator was originally designed as to tool to be used by accountants and bookkeepers for easily calculating daily interest.
Shortly after its initial release, several additional interest calculation features were added to the program including the ability to calculate payment amounts, length of loans, and savings interest.
With the addition of printable amortization schedules and some enhanced reporting capabilities, it became apparent that the Interest Calculator was more than just a tool for accountants and that the application could be used by virtually anyone to effortlessly obtain useful savings, loan, and interest information on a day to day basis.
www.programurl.com /interest-calculator.htm   (514 words)

 Graphing Calculator Difficulties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This page is not meant to be an attack on the use of graphing calculators in education, but rather a contribution to the correct use of graphing calculators in education.
I personally believe that new technologies should be used in education and have made a more detailed statement describing my viewpoint on how to incorporate this new technology.
The pictures were generated using a Mathematica package which emulates a graphing calculator.
www.unca.edu /~mcmcclur/graphing   (96 words)

 Mark's Meeting Room Size Calculator Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Enter the number of people who will be attending or exhibiting at your event.
This calculator will help you determine the approximate room size you'll require depending on your room setup and arrangement.
Be sure to add extra room space to accommodate staging and audio-visual requirements, especially rear projection.
www.markfoster.net /jccc/roomsize.html   (89 words)

 Sc1 Mark Calculator - FREE Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
this updated version (26 April 2005) of the double science calculator fixes a bug that caused the program to not select the best combination of marks in a limited number of cases.
Choosing the best marks for GCSE coursework has just got a lot harder.
Each Excel file is designed to store and calculate marks for a class (up to 40 pupils) - simply make copies of the file with different names for different classes.
www.rayslearning.com /sc1.htm   (228 words)

 ★ Books by Mark Standen John Hoskin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Mark Bollman--Calculator Links Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Datamath Calculator Museum: Maintained by German engineer Joerg Woerner, this is one of the best sites on the 'Net for the history of Texas Instruments calculators.
Calculated Industries: A company that produces calculators for specialized applications--and will build you a custom calculator if you pay them enough!
Kinpo Electronics: This calculator manufacturer produces calculators for Citizen and Ibico, and is currently making the newest Hewlett-Packard calculators (the HP-9S and HP-9G) as that company tries to reactivate its calculator division in some small way.
www.albion.edu /mathcs/MBollman/CalcLinks.html   (209 words)

Think about a similar course you have taken that primarily relied on paper and pencil or standard calculators to perform calculations.
For this course that uses a Graphing Calculator (a special, scientific calculator used to visualize complex mathematical operations).
(mark the appropriate circle, select only one response per question)
www.marshall.edu /it/cit/flashlight/Calculator.html   (129 words)

 ★ Books by Mark Saks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mark Samuels Lasner Aubrey Beardsley - The Yellow Book A Checklist and Index Occasional series no 8 - 0905744225
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