• Facebook Rocks

    Facebook is the best social networking website. ...

  • Google Plus

    Sign up for google plus and see the +1 magic ...

  • Twitter

    twitter.com tweet everything in just one click Sign Up today. ...

  • Mashable

    Mashable.com Latest Web Technology.

  • Wordpress

    Wordpress.org Simple and very Social, Download now ...

EDVAC

Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC)














John Mauchly and J.P. Eckert also proposed the development of EDVAC. The conceptual design for EDVAC electronic computer to use the stored program concept introduced by John Von Neumann. Unlike the ENIAC, it used binary number rather than decimal. The University of Pennsylvania built the EDVAC for the U.S. Army’s Ballistics Research Laboratory at the Aberdeen Proving Ground. EDVAC had almost 6000 vacuum tubes and 12000 diodes. It consumed 56kW of power. It covered 490 feet square of floor and weighed 7850kg.

Categories:

0 comments:

Post a Comment