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What Was The ENIAC?

What Was The ENIAC?

ENIAC was the world's first computer.The ENIAC contained 17,468 vacuum tubes, along with  10,000 capacitors, 70,000 resistors,1,500 relays, 6,000 manual switches and 5 million soldered joints. It covered 1800 square feet (167 square meters) of floor space, weighed 30 tons, consumed 160 kilowatts of electrical power. There was even a rumor that when turned on the ENIAC caused the city of Philadelphia to experience brownouts, however, this was first reported incorrectly by the Philadelphia Bulletin in 1946 and since then has become an urban myth.


University of Pennsylvania has established a special brands to the ENIAC

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What is the World’s First Computer?

What is the world's first computer?Somebody does not kown the first computer who designed.Now let us introduce the world's first computer.first computer in world ENIAC

February 14, 1946, the world's first computer ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator) was born  at the University of Pennsylvania . During World War II, the U.S. military asked the University of Pennsylvania  Ph.D. Mauchly and his Students Eckert ot design to replace the vacuum tube relay "electronic" computer - ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator), Electronic Numerical Integrator and Total Calculator). Read more