# Admiralty Computing Service reports, 1943 - 1947

## Scope and Contents

An incomplete standard set of the Nautical Almanac Library's Admiralty Computing Service reports in two main series, ACS nos 1 to 50 and ACS nos 51 to 99, with several later reports. There are typescript lists of the contents of the main series, including a record of which items are missing. The following reports are included:

1. Announcement of the formation of the A.C.S.

2. Computational facilities available at the N.A.O.

3. Relations between the parameters of normal frequency distributions

4. Short list of recommended mathematical tables

5. Numerical solutions of the behaviour of the gas bubble formed by an underwater explosion

6. Numerical solutions of Temperley's modified formula for the behaviour of the gas bubble formed by an underwater explosion

7. Summation of certain slowly convergent series

9. Table of 1/2[pi]...

10. Longitudinal impact on a beam

12. Lame functions in potential theory

13. Programme for the investigation of lame function

14. Problems amenable for the relaxation technique

15. Accuracy and precision in computation

16. Contours of three dimensional cams

17. First report on activities

18. Dip tables for mine cables

19. Tables for incomplete Hankel functions

20. Tables and graphs of trajectories

21. Airy integral for complex argument - first zero

22. Tables...

23. Second report on activities

24. Calculations concerning the Taylor Bubble

25. Numerical solutions of the behaviour of the gas bubble formed by an underwater explosion between two rigid walls

26. The asymptotic expansion of a function defined by a definite or a contour integral

27. Behaviour of the expanding gas bubble formed by an underwater explosion in the neighbourhood of a deformable target

28. Bibliography of bomb ballistic tables

29. Tables of maximum ranges of sound rays in sea water

30. Third report on activities

31. Airy integral for complex argument - second zero

36. Radiation for a Hertzian Oscillator inside a perfectly conducting wave guide of rectangular section

37. Solution of differential equations by an electronic differential analyser

38. Miscellaneous information I

39. Airy integral for complex argument - third zero

40. Rangefinder Performance Computer

41. Relation methods applied to the calculation of capacity in coaxial lines

42. Fourth report on activities

43. On the problem of breakers

44. Statistical tables for weapon trials

45. Impulsive vibrations of a rectangular beam

46. Airy integral for complex argument - fourth zero

47. Tabulation of the function f (x, y)...

48. A differential equation in gas dynamics

50. Miscellaneous information II: descriptions of tables issued by the A.C.S.

51. Table of angular quarter squares

52. Tables of certain integrals

53. Dictionary of Laplace transforms - Part I

55. Airy integral for complex argument - fifth zero

57. Bi-axial training corrections for roll

59. Description of Airy integral tables issued by the A.C.S.

60. Fifth report on activities

62. Tables...

63. Searchlight ranges

64. Outfit QM trials

65. Tables of legendre functions - Qn(x)

67. Integrals for A.R.L.

68. Dictionary of Laplace transforms - Part IIA

69. Underwater projectiles

70. Decca - Outfit QM

71. Dictionary of Laplace transforms - Part IIB

72. Construction of a nomogram

73. Photopic/scotopic ratios

75. Biaxial mounting corrections for combined roll and pitch

76. The theory of runs

77. Sixth report on activities

78. Night vision/intelligence correlation

80. Probability charts for destructive tests

81. Nomogram for A.R.L.

82. Zeros of Laguerre Polynomials and the corresponding Christoffel Numbers

83. Theoretical analysis of port gauge measurements

84. Potential theory applied to flow around an elliptic wing

85. Non-linear mechanics

86. Two dimensional cams

87. Computation of the reflection coefficient of an atmospheric inversion

88. Evaluation of the integral...

89. Supersonic flow through quasi-cylindrical ducta

90. Tables of the integrals...

91. Miscellaneous information III: unpublished tables of Bessel Functions

92. Lateral vibration of beams of the conical section

93. Tables for the summation of trigonometrical series

94. Bibliography of bomb ballistic tables

95. Determination by relaxation methods of stresses in turbine rotors

96. Computation of an integral in the theory of water waves

97. Tables of the incomplete Airy integral

98. Behaviour of the gas bubble formed by an underwater explosion in the presence of a target

98A. Correction to no. 98

99. Tables of functions associated with the Airy integral for complex argument

[Unnumbered] Tables of the function C...

101. Dictionary of Conformal Representations compiled by H. Kober, Part One

102. Dictionary of Laplace Transforms, Part 3A

Corrections and additions to SRE/ACS.53, 68, and 71

108. Dictionary of Laplace Transforms, Part 3B

109. Dictionary of Conformal Representations, Part Three

110. Dictionary of Conformal Representations, Part Four

## Dates

- 1943 - 1947

## Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

## Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

## Language of Materials

English

### Immediate Source of Acquisition

The reports comprising TAN-180 (ACS nos 1-99) were presented by Ingrid Howard and Natasha Miller, 29 April 1993. The source of TAN-516 (from ACS no. 101) is not known.

### Finding aid date

2006-08-31 10:29:02+00:00

### Creator

- From the Series: Nautical Almanac Office (Organization)

### Repository Details

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