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Computer Fundamental and Application

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Objectives
  • To know the basics of computer
  • To understand the basics of operating systems
  • To understand how to use software packages in day to day
  • To familiarize computer hardware and general take care
  • To apply communicative tools (E-mail, Internet etc.) for common practices
Unit I: Introduction to Computer ——————————————– 4 hours
    1. Definition
    2. History of Computer
    3. Generation of Computer
    4. Types of Computer
    5. Characteristics of Computer
    6. Application of Computer
Unit II: Basic Organization of Computer ———————————— 3 hours
    1. The basic function of Computer
    2. Basic functional organization of computer
    3. Input unit
    4. Output unit
    5. Storage unit
    6. Arithmetic and logic unit
    7. Control unit
    8. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
    9. The system concept
Unit III: Computer Software ————————————————— 3 hours
    1. Introduction to software and hardware
    2. Different between hardware and software
    3. Logical system
    4. Architecture
    5. Types of software
    6. Firmware
    7. Middleware
Unit IV: Accessories (devices) and Data Handing ————————– 8 hours
    1. The input accessories
    2. Keyboard Devices
    3. Point and Draw Devices
    4. Data Scanning Devices
    5. Digitizer
    6. Electronic Cards Based Devices
    7. Speech Recognition Devices
    8. Vision-Based Devices
    9. The Output Accessories:
      1. Monitor
      2. Printer
      3. Plotter
      4. Computer Output Microfilm (COM)
      5. Screen Image Projector
    10. Voice Response Systems
    11. Ergonomically Designed Devices
    12. How to buy a computer (Detailed Configuration)
    13. Computer Network:
      1. Definition
      2. Types of Computer Network (PAN, LAN, CAN, MAN, and WAN)
      3. Network Topologies
      4. Internet and E-mail
Unit V: Mastering DOS, Windows ——————————————- 7 hours
    1. Introduction
    2. Functions of OS
    3. Types of OS
    4. Different between GUI and TUI/CUI
    5. Booting System and its types (Warm and Cold Booting)
    6. The DOS (involves different commonly used command)
    7. Windows operating system:
      1. Settings
      2. Properties and installation guides
      3. Software Tools and application (Disk Defragmentation, Scan Disk, System Restore, Partition, etc.)
Unit VI: Computer Hardware ———————————————— 13 hours
    1. Different Components of Computer
    2. Power supply
    3. Types of the power supply, ratings
    4. Concepts of SMPS, UPS
    5. Motherboard
      1. Components of Motherboard
      2. System Chipset
      3. System bused
      4. System BIOS
    6. Processor and types
    7. Storage Devices:
      1. Primary Memory and Secondary Memory
      2. Types of Primary and Secondary Memory
Unit VII: System care guide ————————————————— 10 hours
    1. Maintenance
    2. Types of Maintenance
    3. Preventive Maintenance (Various Kinds of Preventive Maintenance)
    4. Corrective Maintenance
    5. System Care
    6. System Care Factor:
      1. General System Care Factors
      2. Environmental care factors
      3. Cooling and ventilation care factors
      4. Power care factors
      5. Data loss and virus prevention factors
      6. Data problem prevention factors
    7. Backups and Disaster recovery
    8. Backup methods
    9. Devices and Media
Laboratory
  1. Use of windows environment
  2. Office Automation (MS-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-PowerPoint)
  3. Assembling and Disassembling of Computer
  4. E-mail, Internet
Text Books
  1. B. Ram: Computer Fundamentals, New Age International (P) Ltd.
  2. Foundations of Computing, BPB Publication (Third Edition)
  3. Gina Courter & Annette Marquis: Microsoft Office 2007/2010, BPB Publications
  4. Allan Simpsons & Elizabeth Olson: Easy Guide to Windows 2007, BPB Publications

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