Computer Graphics in the Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Networks
Computer graphics is particularly appropriate for studying the time response of two-dimensional mechanical dynamic systems. This paper discusses the interactive use of a DEC-338 graphics terminal for input and display related to a generalized FORTRAN IV applications program named DAMN—Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Networks. The DEC-338 is remotely timeshared to the University of Michigan IBM System 360/67 central computer, operating under the MTS timesharing system.
KeywordsCentral Computer Order Ordinary Differential Equation Output Program Ford Motor Company Mechanical Network
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