Life in the computer age -- What is a computer engineer? -- Tools of the trade -- Amazing math machines -- The first computers -- The colossus -- The U.S. Navy and MIT -- NASA needs computers -- Computer engineering specialities -- To serve and protect -- Lights! Cameras! Computers! -- To Mars and beyond -- Becoming a computer engineer -- Tomorrow's computer engineers.
In this book on computer engineering, readers will learn about how engineers design and construct the computer hardware people use every day. The text also highlights famous computer engineers who have made invaluable advancements in computer technology.