ISBN-10:
0132277867
ISBN-13:
9780132277860
Pub. Date:
10/01/1999
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Introduction to Computers for Engineering and Technology / Edition 1

Introduction to Computers for Engineering and Technology / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780132277860
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Edition description: BK&CD ROM
Pages: 752
Product dimensions: 8.35(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.
1. Using the Instructional System.
2. Electrical and Mechanical Safety.
3. Microcomputer Familiarization.
II. THE DISK OPERATING SYSTEM.
4. Using Floppy Disks.
5. Introduction to DOS.
6. DOS Commands and File Management.
7. Configuring DOS with CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT.
8. DOS Utilities.
III. THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM.
9. An Overview of Windows 3.x.
10. An Introduction to Windows 95 and Windows 98.
11. An Introduction to Windows NT.
12. The Desktop.
13. The Control Panel.
14. Windows Explorer.
15. Managing Printers.
16. Accessories.
17. An Introduction to Networking with Windows.
18. Installing New Software.
19. Installing New Hardware.
20. Other Network Operating Systems.
IV. COMPUTER NETWORKS.
21. What Is a Computer Network?
22. Network Topology.
23. Networking Hardware.
24. Networking Protocols.
25. Network Applications.
26. The Internet.
27. Windows NT Domains.
28. An Introduction to Telecommunications.
V. MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEMS.
29. Computer Environments.
30. System Teardown and Assembly.
31. Power Supplies.
32. Floppy Disk Drives.
33. The Motherboard Microprocessor and Coprocessor.
34. The Motherboard Memory.
35. Motherboard Expansion Slots.
36. Power On Self-Test (POST).
37. Motherboard Replacement and Setup.
38. Hard Disk Fundamentals.
39. Hard Drive Backup.
40. Hard Disk Replacement and File Recovery.
41. Video Monitors and Video Adapters.
42. The Computer Printer.
43. Keyboards and Mice.
44. Telephone Modems.
45. CD-ROM and Sound Card Operations.
46. Multimedia Devices.
VI. APPLICATION SOFTWARE.
47. WordProcessors.
48. Spreadsheets.
49. Data Bases.
50. Presentation Software.
51. Web Development.
52. Science and Technology.
VII. SELECTED EXERCISES.
53. An Introduction to Intel Processor Architecture.
54. Computer Languages.
55. Hardware and Software Interrupts.
56. The Advanced Intel Microprocessors.
57. A Detailed Look at the System BIOS.
58. Windows Internal Architecture.
59. Computer Viruses.
60. A Typical Computer Center.
Appendix A.
ASCII Character Set.
Answers to Odd Self-Test Questions.
Index.

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