John Forrest: Clydeside computer

United Kingdom, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “A Pattern of People”.
John Forrest is a marine engineer leading a team of designers and engineers using a complex hybrid computer in one of the Glasgow shipyards. The film shows Forrest’s team at work on board ship, in the yards and, in an entirely different field, building a mathematical model of the blood’s chemical processes for the purposes of medical research.

Credits

production company

London Television Service

Central Office of Information

Duration

00:14:28:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1975

Appears in

A Pattern of People

Group of items

A Pattern of People

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013601

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computer based information systems

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering design

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine engineering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mathematical models

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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