Accession Number:

AD0725257

Title:

Statistics of Short Duration Failures when Reading Information from a Magnetic Tape,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date:

1971-02-17

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The article contains a description of a series of experiments to discover the nature and causes of malfunctions occurring when reading data from magnetic tape. The experiments were performed on the MAG-500 magnetic tape storage units connected with the BESM-3M computer. The malfunction statistics are given in tabular and graphic form.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Recording and Playback Devices

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE