Issue No. 03 - July-September (2010 vol. 32)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2010.53
Jonathan Aylen , University of Manchester
<p>Computers brought automation to industries such as chemicals, steel, and power generation during the 1960s. Real-time control of major industrial processes was achieved using Cold War hardware.</p>
History of computing, process control, steel, chemicals, power generation, cold war, automation, computers, strip mill
J. Aylen, "Promoting the Prosaic: The Case for Process-Control Computers," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 32, no. , pp. 94-96, 2010.