Computer Basics

Computer Fundamentals

Course Contents

    • Introduction to computes – Hardware and Software

    • Computer Applications

    • Characteristics of computers

    • History and Evolution of Computers- Vacuum Tube, Transistor, Microchip etc.

    • Computer Generations

    • Computer Organization

    • Computer Configuration – CPU, RAM, Hard disk, Keyboard, Mouse etc.

    • Computer types – Mainframe, Microcomputer, Super Computer, workstation, server etc.

    • Different storage – Magnetic, Optical, Flash, tape etc.

    • Character Representation- ASCII and EBCDIC

    • Computer Engineering- Flip Flops, logic gates, Truth Table etc.

    • Number Systems – Decimal, Binary, Hex decimal and Octal.

    • Operating System, Programming Languages, Compiler, Interpreter

    • Flow Charting and Coding.

    • Application, Middleware, Web, and Database Layer architecture

    • Networking fundamentals – LAN, WAN, Internet, Intranet etc.

    • Basics - Router, Switch, Firewall etc.

    • MS - Windows Fundamentals

    • Windows Networking

    • E-mail and Internet Browsing

    • MS – Word fundamentals

    • MS – Access Fundamentals

    • MS - Excel Fundamentals

    • MS – Power Point fundamentals

    • Computer Security - Antivirus, malware, Trojan etc.