Phillips Economics Analog Computer, devised by Bill Phillips at the London School of Economics, 1949 known as MONIAC [Monetary National Income Analogue Computer]
Phillips Economic Analog Computer. The machine was conceived by Bill Phillips (1914-1975), a New Zealand-born engineer turned economist. He designed the machine to demonstrate in a visual way the circular flow of money within the economy. Approximately fourteen machines were built, and this particular machine was used as a teaching aid at the London School of Economics. It ran until May 1992.
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- acrylic, aluminium alloy, asbestos, bakelite, copper (alloy), cotton (fibre), electrical components, metal (unknown), pine (wood), plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified), steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
Overall: 2000 mm x 1630 mm x 720 mm, 144 kg
- analog computer
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