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What was ENIAC?

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Answered 2009-01-20 23:34:12

ENIAC was one of the first computers, originally built by the US Army to calculate trajectories for artillery.

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what was eniac?

Who built eniac?

The ENIAC was built by the U.S. Army.

Is eniac a electromechanical computer?

no, ENIAC was fully electronic.

How was the eniac made?

ENIAC the computer at what date was it finished?

The ENIAC computer was finished in November, 1945.

Did the ENIAC use Microsoft?

No. ENIAC was invented long before Microsoft was founded.

Did the first computer have a screen?

No. the ENIAC had a printer instead.

How much energy did the eniac use?

The ENIAC used 160 kilowatts (160,000 watts).

How many vocum tubes were in the eniac?

The Eniac had 17,468 vacuum tubes. The Eniac (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer) is recognized as the first electronic general-purpose computer.

Why did the person who invented the computer named it ENIAC?

The ENIAC computer was named so because of the operations the computer were capable of. ENIAC stands for "Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer".

Where was the ENIAC invented?

Here is a really interesting site that is all about ENIAC >

Where was the ENIAC built?

ENIAC was built by the Moore School of Electrical Engineering; at the University of Pennsyvania in Philadelphia

Did eniac help clifford berry invent the first electronic computer?

berry had nothing to do with ENIAC

What is the height of the ENIAC?

8.5 feet by 3 feet by 80 feet. For the complete information on the Eniac, go to the related links box below were I posted the wikipedia Eniac article.

Where did Charles Babbage invent the ENIAC?

Babbage died long before ENIAC was even thought of! He had nothing to do with it.

How much did ENIAC weight?

ENIAC weighed more than 30 short tons or 6,000 pounds.

What are the function of ENIAC?

ENIAC are use in calculating ballistic firing tubes and also in designing atomic weapon

Who designed the first electronics computer-ENIAC?

J. Presper Eckert and John W Mauchly

What does ENIAC stand for in the computer world?

A computer. ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator.The ENIAC was the first digital computer in the modern sense of the word, built in 1942-1945 in USA.

Did the eniac have a monitor?

No it didnt

When was ENIAC prpoduced?


How was women vital to the eniac?

They did the programming on ENIAC (connecting cables, setting switches, etc.), which was beneath the male mathematicians.

Did Charles Babbage invent the Eniac?

No,because the inventor of ENIAC is John Presper Eckert Jr. and John Mauchly.

What was the first fully functional computer called?

ENIAC. No it was not the ENIAC. The first fully functional, fully programmable computer was the Z3. It was invented by a German Konrad Zuse before the ENIAC existed. Americans did not invent the computer.

What are some commonalities between the ENIAC and modern computers?

Eniac had a multitude of bugs and crashes, the modern computers have a multitude of bugs and crashes. For the next 10 years no commonalities anymore between ENIAC and the future computers.