Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: George Barnard Grant
Born: December 21, 1849 in Maine, USA
Death: August 16, 1917 (Age: 68)
Computer related contributions
- Grant patented and manufactured in his company Grant Calculating Machine Company of Lexington, Massachusetts, several models of calculating machines.
- He discovered that, to obtain gears of the accuracy required for his calculators, he had to cut his own gears. Grant established a gear-cutting machine shop.
- He is considered one of the founders of gear-cutting industry in USA.
- A handbook on the teeth of gears, their curves, properties, and practical construction