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Helmut Hoelzer's Fully Electronic Analog Computer
July-September 1985 (vol. 7 no. 3)
pp. 227-240

A fully electronic general-purpose analog computer was designed by Helmut Hoelzer, a German electrical engineer and remote-controlled guidance specialist. He and an assistant built the device in 1941 in Peenemunde, Germany, where they were working as part of Wernher von Braun's long-range rocket development team. The computer was based on an electronic integrator and differentiator conceived by Hoelzer in 1935 and first applied to the guidance system of the A-4 rocket. This computer is significant in the history not only of analog computation but also of the formulation of simulation techniques. It contributed to a system for rocket development that resulted in vehicles capable of reaching the moon.

James E. Tomayko, "Helmut Hoelzer's Fully Electronic Analog Computer," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 227-240, July-Sept. 1985, doi:10.1109/MAHC.1985.10025
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