The Structure of SYSTEM/360 (Blaauw & Brooks, et al.)

Paul Birkel pbirkel at
Thu Dec 17 12:40:48 CST 2015

I find that Parts 1 and 2 appear as Chapters 43 & 44 in "Computer
Structures: Readings and Examples" (Bell & Newell; 1971), but that seems to
be it for public availability.  For those chapters, see:


Otherwise prepare to be confronted by an IEEE pay-wall :-<.  About $30 a
part .


From: Paul Birkel [mailto:pbirkel at] 
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Subject: The Structure of SYSTEM/360 (Blaauw & Brooks, et al.)


This was the five-part seminal description of the S/360, published in the
IBM Systems Journal, Volume 3, Number 2.


I've very much like to read all five parts.  Does anyone have a copy that
might be shared?


Thank you,



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