The Michigan Tech Inventory of Historic Scientific Instruments (IHSI) is a collaboration between professors Steve Walton (Social Sciences) and Andrew Fiss (Humanities). The goal of the project is to catalogue and document all the historic instruments in all departments across campus. The initial website was developed between February and April 2017.

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Model C-31 Vibration Pickup Calibrator and Exciter MANUAL

WB Model C11 Pickup Calibrator (38pp).pdf

A 38pp. manual of operation for this instrument.

DC Voltmeter, Model 1, NO. 5541


Physical DescriptionA Wooden/Brass Instrument that is housed in a Wooden box with a lock on the top and a leather handle on the side attached by two…