# Box 606733908

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## Contains 15 Results:

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### 'Math. Theory of Subroutines for various functions', n.d.

Exercise book, 'Constants and Useful Numbers in Binary notation' (and other notes).

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.57

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Math. Theory of Subroutines for various functions', n.d.

Three bundles of notes on mathematical functions (in original folder.)

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.58

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Math. Theory of Subroutines for various functions', 1956

'Arctan' (2 bundles, some pages dated 1955). 'EXAPP' (2 bundles).

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.59

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**1956

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### 'Math. Theory of Subroutines for various functions', n.d.

Four bundles of notes:
'(D.L.) Digital Division'.
'Digitwise formula'.
'D.L. Exp.'.
'Elem. Fns.'

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.60

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Math. Theory of Subroutines for various functions', n.d.

Miscellaneous untitled notes, mainly of approximations to elementary functions.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.61

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### Project: 'Surge Shaft', 1951-1952

This was the 'Garry Project' for the design of a Quoick surge shaft, for Sir William Halcrow and Partners. Bundle of notes and calculations relating to the project from Sir William Halcrow and Partners, December 1951-January 1952. Manuscript and typescript versions of Strachey's description of 'Surge Shaft routine' and 'Fundamental equations'. Eight bundles of notes, calculations, routines.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.62

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**1951-1952

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### Project: 'Ferromag', December 1952-May 1953

Correspondence and papers relating to the Ising model of ferromagnetism, a problem suggested to Strachey by S.P. Frankel, California Institute of Technology, and worked out with the help of K.W. Huddart. Folder includes correspondence and 6 bundles of notes, calculations and routines, and a computer printout of a program with Strachey's comments.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.63

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**December 1952-May 1953

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### Project: 'Head Wrightson', n.d.

Notes and calculations for a routine of this name for M.U.C., apparently based on 'Equations of Equilibrium for Three-Stage Let-Down of Kuwait Crude' (enclosed).

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Notes and routines for the Mancheste…

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.64

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Notes on Logical Design', n.d.

'2 digit mult[iplier] with 1 adder'. 'F.P.C. Divider. Proof of algorithm'. 'F.P.C. Division Algorithm'. 'General Division Processes'. 'Fast Division by 3'. 'Multiplication'. 'Slow signed multiplier'.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.65

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Notes on Logical Design', n.d.

'3 - address code' (3 bundles).

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.66

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'Logical design of Units', n.d.

Bundles of notes and calculations, with titles as follows:
'Decimal conversions'
'Ternary Logical Units'
'Counters'
'Search Register'
'Tape Input (Magnetic and Paper)'
Some loose pages, and a note by D. Gillies on 'Gillies Adder-Subtractor'.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.67

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'F.P.C. Library Subroutines', n.d.

Folder of miscellaneous routines with Strachey's manuscript note of contents on the cover. These are tested routines of square root, exponentials, logs, sin/cos, arcton, and input-output steering routine.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.68

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'F.P.C. Library Subroutines', n.d.

Routine called 'R.C.S. [Routine Changing Sequence]. Notes, calculations and test. This may be Strachey's first scheme for calling routines (Dr. C. Phelps's note on the work is included in the folder.)

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.69

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**n.d.

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### 'F.P.C.1. Tape Codes', Sep-Dec 1954

Folder of correspondence, drafts and calculations and Strachey's proposals. Includes commercial literature from Creed & Company on teleprinters, suggested models for codes (some by Strachey, others annotated by him), notes of discussions between Ferranti and the National Research Development Corporation, drafts and calculations by Strachey and others, comments on Strachey's codes, correspondence on articles. Strachey's outgraphs draft on 'F.P.C. Tape Code', 10…

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.70

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**Sep-Dec 1954

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### 'Punched Paper Tape Codes', 1954

Duplicated copies of Pegasus Input and Output Teleprinter Code (December 1954) and F.P.C. tape code, with many manuscript corrections and annotations by Strachey. These are based on, but not identical with the draft in MS. Eng. misc. b. 281/D.70 above. Dr. C. Phelps notes that the eventual code adopted came to light for the first time in Strachey's scribbled changes on page 6 of the document.

**Found in:**Working Papers, Notes, and Calculations / National Research Development Corporation / Manchester University Computing Mach… / Ferranti Pegasus Computer, design and projects

**Shelfmark:**MS. Eng. misc. b. 262/C.71

**Extents:**1 file

**Dates:**1954