differential analyzer

differential analyzer

noun
an analog computer designed for solving certain differential equations.

Origin:
1930–35

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differential analyzer

computing device for solving differential equations. Its principal components perform the mathematical operation of integration (see also integrator).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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