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Title: RATIO COMPUTER

Abstract

An electronic computer circuit is described for producing an output voltage proportional to the product or quotient of tbe voltages of a pair of input signals. ln essence, the disclosed invention provides a computer having two channels adapted to receive separate input signals and each having amplifiers with like fixed amplification factors and like negatlve feedback amplifiers. One of the channels receives a constant signal for comparison purposes, whereby a difference signal is produced to control the amplification factors of the variable feedback amplifiers. The output of the other channel is thereby proportional to the product or quotient of input signals depending upon the relation of input to fixed signals in the first mentioned channel.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4247407
Patent Number(s):
2860241
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-008398
NSA Number:
NSA-13-008398
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; AMPLIFIERS; CIRCUITS; COMPUTERS; CONTROL; CONTROL SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; FEEDBACK; SERVOMECHANISMS; SIGNALS; TRANSFER FUNCTIONS; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

Post, R.F. RATIO COMPUTER. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Post, R.F. RATIO COMPUTER. United States.
Post, R.F. Tue . "RATIO COMPUTER". United States.
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title = {RATIO COMPUTER},
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abstractNote = {An electronic computer circuit is described for producing an output voltage proportional to the product or quotient of tbe voltages of a pair of input signals. ln essence, the disclosed invention provides a computer having two channels adapted to receive separate input signals and each having amplifiers with like fixed amplification factors and like negatlve feedback amplifiers. One of the channels receives a constant signal for comparison purposes, whereby a difference signal is produced to control the amplification factors of the variable feedback amplifiers. The output of the other channel is thereby proportional to the product or quotient of input signals depending upon the relation of input to fixed signals in the first mentioned channel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {11}
}