To see movie files in 1.2.2 Applications of Computer Systems, Windows compatible sound card and speakers (or headphones) are needed.
To complete Exercise 3, Visual Basic 6.0 or Visual Basic 6.0 Run-Time Files are required. Refer to Appendix A. Running a Visual Basic File for instructions on running a Visual Basic file.
To complete Optional Exercise 1, Microsoft Access 2000 or higher is required.
To complete Exercise 3, WinZip application is required. Refer to Appendix B. Downloading WinZip Application for instructions to download WinZip application.
Unit 1. Computer Systems
1.1 Overview of Computer Systems
1.1.1Components of a Computer System
1.2 Evolution of Computer Systems
1.2.1 Brief History
1.2.2 Applications of Computer Systems
i. 3,8, 13, 14 (RM)
1.3 Data Representation in a Computer System
1.3.1 Bits and Bytes
1.3.2 Number Systems
Unit 2. Hardware Systems
2.1 Processor and Memory
2.1.1 Processor Basics
2.1.2 Type of memory
2.1.1 Connecting Peripherals
2.2.3 Input/Output Devices
Lab2: Benchmarking (Optional)
Binary to Decimal and Decimal to Binary Conversion
i. 1, 2,6,4,5(RM)
2.3 Storage Devices
2.3.1 Disk Controller Interfaces
2.3.2 Mass Storage
2.4 Putting Together the Hardware
2.4.1 How Components Work Together
Lab3: Researching a Computer System
Lab4: Online Configuration
i. 9, 11(RM)
2.5 Improving Computer Performance
2.5.1 Moore's Law
2.5.3 Throughput and Latency
Unit 1 and Unit 2 Review Materials
Lab5:Improving Computer Performance
i. 10 (RM)
Unit 3. Operating system software
3.1.1 Layers of Software
3.1.2 The BIOS: Life at the Bottom
3.1.3 Process Control
3.2 Device Management and
3.2.1 Interrupt Handling
3.2.2 Hardware Attributes
Exam 1 Multiple-Choice
Exam 1 Practical
i. 7,12 (RM)
3.3 Resource Sharing
3.3.1 Virtual Memory
3.3.2 File and Printer Sharing
3.4 File Systems
3.4.1 File Organization
3.4.2 File Allocation Table and NT File System
Lab6: Device Management
Lab7:File Systems Organization
Unit 4. Application Software
4.1 Software Basicis
4.2 Using Software Systems
Lab8: DOS Commands
Lab10: Embedding Application Objects
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