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The chaos machine: analogue computing rediscovered (1)

Ambaum, M. H. P. ORCID: and Harrison, R. G. ORCID: (2011) The chaos machine: analogue computing rediscovered (1). Elektor, 37 (417). pp. 72-75. ISSN 0932-5468

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Analogue computers provide actual rather than virtual representations of model systems. They are powerful and engaging computing machines that are cheap and simple to build. This two-part Retronics article helps you build (and understand!) your own analogue computer to simulate the Lorenz butterfly that's become iconic for Chaos theory.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:22829
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