A report on Computer engineering

This computer motherboard used in a personal computer is the result of computer engineering efforts.
The Difference Engine, the first mechanical computer.
ENIAC, the first electronic computer.
Source code written in the C programming language.
Windows 10, an example of an operating system.
An example of a computer CPU.
An example of a humanoid robot.
Examples of devices that use embedded systems.

Branch of electrical engineering that integrates several fields of computer science and electronic engineering required to develop computer hardware and software.

- Computer engineering
This computer motherboard used in a personal computer is the result of computer engineering efforts.

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Electrical engineering

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Engineering discipline concerned with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems which use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

Engineering discipline concerned with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems which use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

The discoveries of Michael Faraday formed the foundation of electric motor technology.
Guglielmo Marconi, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission
A replica of the first working transistor, a point-contact transistor
Metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET), the basic building block of modern electronics
The top of a power pole
Satellite dishes are a crucial component in the analysis of satellite information.
Control systems play a critical role in spaceflight.
Electronic components
Microprocessor
A Bayer filter on a CCD requires signal processing to get a red, green, and blue value at each pixel.
Flight instruments provide pilots with the tools to control aircraft analytically.
Supercomputers are used in fields as diverse as computational biology and geographic information systems.
The Bird VIP Infant ventilator
Oscilloscope
An example circuit diagram, which is useful in circuit design and troubleshooting.
Belgian electrical engineers inspecting the rotor of a 40,000 kilowatt turbine of the General Electric Company in New York City
The IEEE corporate office is on the 17th floor of 3 Park Avenue in New York City
Satellite communications is typical of what electrical engineers work on.
The Shadow robot hand system
A laser bouncing down an acrylic rod, illustrating the total internal reflection of light in a multi-mode optical fiber.
Radome at the Misawa Air Base Misawa Security Operations Center, Misawa, Japan

Electrical engineering is now divided into a wide range of different fields, including computer engineering, systems engineering, power engineering, telecommunications, radio-frequency engineering, signal processing, instrumentation, photovoltaic cells, electronics, and optics and photonics.

The Shadow robot hand system

Robotics

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Interdisciplinary branch of computer science and engineering.

Interdisciplinary branch of computer science and engineering.

The Shadow robot hand system
Mechanical construction
Electrical aspect
A level of programming
The InSight lander with solar panels deployed in a cleanroom
A robotic leg powered by air muscles
KUKA industrial robot operating in a foundry
Puma, one of the first industrial robots
Baxter, a modern and versatile industrial robot developed by Rodney Brooks
Lefty, first checker playing robot
Segway in the Robot museum in Nagoya
TALON military robots used by the United States Army
Two robot snakes. Left one has 64 motors (with 2 degrees of freedom per segment), the right one 10.
Capuchin, a climbing robot
Robotic Fish: iSplash-II
The autonomous sailboat robot Vaimos
Radar, GPS, and lidar, are all combined to provide proper navigation and obstacle avoidance (vehicle developed for 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge)
Kismet can produce a range of facial expressions.
Puppet Magnus, a robot-manipulated marionette with complex control systems.
Experimental planar robot arm and sensor-based, open-architecture robot controller developed at Sunderland University, UK in 2000
RuBot II can manually resolve Rubik's cubes.
TOPIO, a humanoid robot, played ping pong at Tokyo IREX 2009.
Two Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers stand with three vehicles, providing a size comparison of three generations of Mars rovers. Front and center is the flight spare for the first Mars rover, Sojourner, which landed on Mars in 1997 as part of the Mars Pathfinder Project. On the left is a Mars Exploration Rover (MER) test vehicle that is a working sibling to Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on Mars in 2004. On the right is a test rover for the Mars Science Laboratory, which landed Curiosity on Mars in 2012. Sojourner is 65 cm long. The Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) are 1.6 m long. Curiosity on the right is 3 m long.
The SCORBOT-ER 4u educational robot
A robot technician builds small all-terrain robots. (Courtesy: MobileRobots, Inc.)

Robotics integrates fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information engineering, mechatronics, electronics, bioengineering, computer engineering, control engineering, software engineering, mathematics, etc.

Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".

Computer science

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Study of computation, automation, and information.

Study of computation, automation, and information.

Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".
Ada Lovelace published the first algorithm intended for processing on a computer.

For example, the study of computer hardware is usually considered part of computer engineering, while the study of commercial computer systems and their deployment is often called information technology or information systems.

Printed circuit board

Electronic engineering

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Sub-discipline of electrical engineering which emerged in the early 20th century and is distinguished by the additional use of active components such as semiconductor devices to amplify and control electric current flow.

Sub-discipline of electrical engineering which emerged in the early 20th century and is distinguished by the additional use of active components such as semiconductor devices to amplify and control electric current flow.

Printed circuit board

It is also involved in many related fields, for example solid-state physics, radio engineering, telecommunications, control systems, signal processing, systems engineering, computer engineering, instrumentation engineering, electric power control, robotics.

Computer simulation, one of the main cross-computing methodologies.

Computing

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Any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computing machinery.

Any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computing machinery.

Computer simulation, one of the main cross-computing methodologies.
ENIAC, the first programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer

Major computing disciplines include computer engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, data science, information systems, information technology and software engineering.

Top 50 engineering colleges

Engineering education

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Activity of teaching knowledge and principles to the professional practice of engineering.

Activity of teaching knowledge and principles to the professional practice of engineering.

Top 50 engineering colleges
Engineering bachelor's degrees Awarded by School
Engineering bachelor's degrees by discipline (2016-2015)

Service-learning in engineering education is gaining popularity within the variety of disciplinary focuses within engineering education including chemical engineering, Civil engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, architectural engineering, and other engineering education.

The InSight lander with solar panels deployed in a cleanroom

Engineering

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Use of scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other items, including bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles, and buildings.

Use of scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other items, including bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles, and buildings.

The InSight lander with solar panels deployed in a cleanroom
The steam engine, the major driver in the Industrial Revolution, underscores the importance of engineering in modern history. This beam engine is on display in the Technical University of Madrid.
Relief map of the Citadel of Lille, designed in 1668 by Vauban, the foremost military engineer of his age.
The Ancient Romans built aqueducts to bring a steady supply of clean and fresh water to cities and towns in the empire.
A water-powered mine hoist used for raising ore, ca. 1556
The application of the steam engine allowed coke to be substituted for charcoal in iron making, lowering the cost of iron, which provided engineers with a new material for building bridges. This bridge was made of cast iron, which was soon displaced by less brittle wrought iron as a structural material
Jumbo Jet
Offshore platform, Gulf of Mexico
The solar furnace at Odeillo in the Pyrénées-Orientales in France can reach temperatures up to 3500 C
Hoover Dam
Electric motor
Design of a turbine requires collaboration of engineers from many fields, as the system involves mechanical, electro-magnetic and chemical processes. The blades, rotor and stator as well as the steam cycle all need to be carefully designed and optimized.
A drawing for a booster engine for steam locomotives. Engineering is applied to design, with emphasis on function and the utilization of mathematics and science.
A computer simulation of high velocity air flow around a Space Shuttle orbiter during re-entry. Solutions to the flow require modelling of the combined effects of fluid flow and the heat equations.
Graphic representation of a minute fraction of the WWW, demonstrating hyperlinks
Robotic Kismet can produce a range of facial expressions.
Radar, GPS, lidar, ... are all combined to provide proper navigation and obstacle avoidance (vehicle developed for 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge)
Engineers, scientists and technicians at work on target positioner inside National Ignition Facility (NIF) target chamber
The International Space Station is used to conduct science experiments in space
A 3 tesla clinical MRI scanner.
Genetically engineered mice expressing green fluorescent protein, which glows green under blue light. The central mouse is wild-type.
Leonardo da Vinci, seen here in a self-portrait, has been described as the epitome of the artist/engineer. He is also known for his studies on human anatomy and physiology.

Other engineering fields are manufacturing engineering, acoustical engineering, corrosion engineering, instrumentation and control, aerospace, automotive, computer, electronic, information engineering, petroleum, environmental, systems, audio, software, architectural, agricultural, biosystems, biomedical, geological, textile, industrial, materials, and nuclear engineering.

Regulation and licensure in engineering

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Established by various jurisdictions of the world to encourage life, public welfare, safety, well-being, then environment and other interests of the general public and to define the licensure process through which an engineer becomes licensed to practice engineering and to provide engineering professional services and engineered product to the public.

Established by various jurisdictions of the world to encourage life, public welfare, safety, well-being, then environment and other interests of the general public and to define the licensure process through which an engineer becomes licensed to practice engineering and to provide engineering professional services and engineered product to the public.

Complete a written Principles and Practice in Engineering (PE) examination, which tests the applicant's knowledge and skills in their chosen engineering discipline (civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, computer, etc.), as well as engineering ethics.

Case Western Reserve University

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Private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

Private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

John J.R. Macleod, 1923 Nobel Prize winner, with F. G. Banting, for co-discovering Insulin and Western Reserve University Professor of Physiology.
The main building of the Case School of Applied Science in 1916.
Haydn Hall on the Flora Stone Mather Quadrangle, built in 1901.
The controversial "Case" logo.
John D. Rockefeller Physics Building. Framed notes are displayed of Albert Einstein's May 1921 visit to campus meeting with Prof. Dayton C. Miller.
Kelvin Smith Library is the main library of Case Western Reserve.
The Peter B. Lewis Building houses the Weatherhead School of Management, designed by Frank Gehry.
DEXTER, Team Case's autonomous car, in DARPA Grand Challenge 2007.
The Burrell Schmidt telescope at the Warner and Swasey Observatory at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
The 1200-seat Maltz Performing Arts Center showcases Case Western Reserve's music department and 19 ensembles.
ARPANET network map from 1973 listing Case as an Interface Message Processor (IMP) node.
Adelbert Hall.
The Veale Athletic Center, which houses much of the Case Western Reserve University athletic and Physical Education departments.
The 1904 Case School of Applied Science football team.
Case Western's 2003 Nobel Prize winners – Paul C. Lauterbur and Peter Agre (1st and 2nd from right) with President George Walker Bush
Paul Buchheit, developer of Gmail
Herbert Henry Dow, founder of the Dow Chemical Company
Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray (J.D.’54)
Craig Newmark, tech billionaire, philanthropist, and founder of Craigslist (B.S. '75, M.S. '77)
Case alumni Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, film directors and producers best known for their work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Edward Williams, co-founder of Sherwin-Williams Paints

The first computer engineering degree program in the United States was established in 1971 at Case Western Reserve.

Processor design

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Processor design is a subfield of computer engineering and electronics engineering (fabrication) that deals with creating a processor, a key component of computer hardware.