Advantage Computer Concepts

Advantage Computer Concepts

by Sarah Hutchinson-Clifford, Stacey C. Sawyer, Stacey Sawyer, Glen J. Coulthard
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072895087
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/01/1997
Series:
Advantage Series for Computer Education Series
Pages:
66
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.13(d)

Table of Contents

WHAT IS A COMPUTER?
The Digital Basis of Computers
The Analog Basis of Life
TYPES OF COMPUTERS
COMPUTER HARDWARE
Input Hardware
Processing Hardware
Output Hardware
Storage Hardware
Communications Hardware
INSIDE THE MICROCOMPUTER
The Power Supply
The Motherboard
The Microprocessor
RAM Chips
ROM Chips
Other Forms of Memory
Parts: Connecting Peripherals
Expansion Slots and Boards
Buses
COMPUTER SOFTWARE
System Software: The Computer's Boss
Applications Software: Your Servant
THE INTERNET
Where Did the Internet Come From?
Connecting to the Internet
Internet Addresses
Navigating the Internet: Features and Tools
WORLD WIDE WEB
What Can You Find on the Web?
THINKING AHEAD
KEY TERMS
EXERCISES

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