Introduction to Personal Computers for Technology Students

Introduction to Personal Computers for Technology Students

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Overview

This book provides clear instruction in computer theory, PC operation in DOS and QBasic programming. It covers computer organization, number system, digital logic and circuits. It presents a hands-on approach aspect of instruction so readers will become involved with the computer as early as possible. Particular emphasis is given to important features of MS-DOS versions 5.0 and higher. For anyone interested in computer technology, computer programming, or computer science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131910164
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/29/1996
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

I. COMPUTER THEORY

1. Computer Organization.
2. Number Systems.
3. Digital Logic.
4. Memory Devices.
5. Digital Circuits and Systems.

II. COMPUTER OPERATION.

6. Getting Started.
7. Basic DOS Commands.
8. Working with Directories and Files.
9. Working with Batch Files.

III. COMPUTER PROGRAMMING for TECHNOLOGY.

10. Introduction to QBasic Programming.
11. Branching and Looping.
12. Functions and Arrays.
13. Sound, Music and the ASCII Code.
14. Graphics and Color.
15. QBasic Programs for Technology.
Appendix.
Index.

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