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Posts Tagged ‘1950s’
 

 
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DJS-2: China’s first over ten kiloFLOPS electronic digital computer

Xinhua News Agency September 14, 1959 report, China’s first operation 10,000 times per second fast general-purpose electronic digital computer successfully trial. This large computers installed in the Institute of Computi...
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DJS-1 computer: the Chinese version of “ENIAC”

Once the 12 year plan for scientific and technological development had been formulated in 1956, work started promptly. A preparatory committee was set up to organise the Institute of Computing Technology under Academia Sinica, ...
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WP-5: China’s First Turbojet Engine

The WP-5 engine was produced according to Russian technical documents of the VK-1F. It was a single-shaft engine with a centrifugal compressor and afterburner. The maximum dry thrust was about 26 kN (2,650 kgf) and wet thrust 3...
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One of the World highest highways: Qinghai-Tibet Highway

The Qinghai-Tibet Highway was completed its construction in December 25th, 1954 after the utmost efforts made by the road builders. 50 years has passed so far. The road composes a beautiful song of glorious past, prosperous pre...
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Foziling Dam: the first multi-arch dam in far-east

Foziling Dam in Huoshan county is the first large scale valley reservoir built by new China. Soon after it was completed in 1954, crevices were found on several spots of the dam and it was reinforced and repaired twice respecti...
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Jiefang Locomotives: First steam locomotives produced in China

In 1952 China begun to manufacture Jiefang class steam locomotives based on foreign models (Mikai). Former name of the Jiefang class is Mikai(MIKA-1). Meaning of the Mikai is the first locomotive of 2-8-2. The Mikai class was u...
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People’s Victory Canal: New China’s first large irrigation system in Yellow River

In 1951–52 the People’s Victory (Renmin Shengli) Canal was constructed, connecting Wuzhi with the Wei River. People’s Victory Canal irrigation 1st Yellow River Drainage. Irrigation District is located in the north of ...
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Flying Pigeon: Chinese First home-made Bicycle

The Flying Pigeon is the bike that has pushed forward not only billions of people, but also is at the forefront of the whole bicycle phenomenon in the People’s Republic of China. In 1950 revolutionary China the two-wheeled ve...
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China’s First Jet Aircraft: JJ-1 Jet Trainer

In September 1956 first aircraft design organization of Chinese aviation industry, the Shenyang Aircraft Design Department, was established. It was located in the Shenyang Aircraft Factory. Xu Shunshou was appointed the directo...
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