Digital Differential Analysers

Digital Differential Analysers

International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation

1st Edition - January 1, 1964

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  • Author: A. V. Shileiko
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148212

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Digital Differential Analysers presents the principles, operations, design, and applications of digital differential analyzers, a machine with the ability to present initial quantities and the possibility of dividing them into separate functional units performing a number of basic mathematical operations. The book discusses the theoretical principles underlying the operation of digital differential analyzers, such as the use of the delta-modulation method and function-generator units. Digital integration methods and the classes of digital differential analyzer designs are also reviewed. The text enumerates the applications of digital differential analyzers, especially in the solution of various mathematical problems, and its applications in automatic control systems. Computer scientists, programmers, computer engineers, systems analysts, mathematicians, and students of computer science will find the book an interesting read.

Table of Contents


  • Introduction

    1 Theoretical Principles

    Method of Representing Quantities in DDA's

    Circuits for Function-Generator Units

    2 Principles of Operation of Digital Differential Analyzers

    Digital Integration Methods

    Systems of Numeration

    Some Special Functions of Digital Integrators

    Methods of Using Digital Integrators to Solve Various Problems

    The Accuracy of the DDA

    3 The Design of Modern Digital Differential Analyzers

    Serial DDA's

    Parallel DDA's

    4 The Application of Digital Differential Analyzers

    A Survey of the Problems Solved

    DDA's Employed in Automatic Control Systems

    5 Conclusion

    References

    Index

    Other Titles in the Series


Product details

  • No. of pages: 118
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1964
  • Published: January 1, 1964
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148212

About the Author

A. V. Shileiko

About the Editors

D. W. Fry

W. Higinbotham

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