The Computer System: Components and Functions Dissertation

The Computer Program: Components and Functions

STAND OF ITEMS

TITLE PAGE………………………………………………………..... i DEDICATION……………………………………………………... …….. ……ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT……………………………………………... ………iii TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………………………....... ………. iv

CHAPTER ONE

1 . 0 INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………. …. 1

CHAPTER TWO

2 . 0 THE COMPUTER SYSTEM DEFINITION, HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION…………………………………………………………….. 5 2 . 1 DEFINITION………………………………………………………... ……. 5 2 . 2 FAMOUS DEVELOPMENTS………………………………………5 2 . 2 . you 1ST GENERATION (1940-1956)………………………………. ………5 2 . 2 . 2 second GENERATION (1956-1963)……………………………………….. 5 installment payments on your 2 . three or more 3RD GENERATIONS (1964-1971)…………………………... …………. 5 2 . 2 . 5 4th TECHNOLOGY (1971-present)………………………………………6 2 . 2 . a few 5th ERA (present and beyond)…………………….. …………6 2 . a few CLASSIFICATION…………………………………………………….. ….. 6 2 . 3. one particular DIGITAL COMPUTERS…………………………………………………6 2 . several. 2 ANALOGUE COMPUTERS…………………………………………….. six 2 . 2 . 3 CROSS TYPES COMPUTERS…………………………………………. ………7 2 . 5 TYPES OF COMPUTERS…………………………………………... …….. 7 2 . 4. 1MINICOMPUTERS………………………………………………………. 7 2 . 4. a couple of MICROCOMPUTERS……………………………………………... …….. 7 installment payments on your 4. 3 MAINFRAMES………………………………………………. …………. 7 installment payments on your 4. 5 SUPER COMPUTERS……………………………………….. ………….. 7

CHAPTER 3

3. 1 THE CASE…………………………………………………………………. 8 three or more. 2 MOTHERBOARD…………………………………………………………. 8 three or more. 3. one particular THE PROCESSOR……………………………………………………….. 9 three or more. 3. two THE PORTS………………………………………………………………9 3. a few. 3 THE BUS………………………………………………………... ………10 3. 4POWER…………………………………………………….. ………….. twelve 3. 5INPUT DEVICES………………………………………………………. 12 3. a few. 1 THE KEYBOARDS…………………………………………………. 10-11 3. your five. 2 THE MOUSE……………………………………………………….. ….. 11 a few. 6STORAGE…………………………………………………….. ………. 11 several. 6. 2 THE SMALL DISKS……………………………………………11-12 three or more. 7BIOS……………………………………………………………….. ….. 12 a few. 8MEMORY………………………………………………………. …. …. doze 3. 81. ROM……………………………………………………………………12 several. 8. 2RAM……………………………………………………………………12 CHAPTER FOUR

4. 0MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS……………………………………13 4. 1 TROUBLESHOOTING………………………….. ………………….. 13-14 4. 2 PREVENTIVE MEASURES ……………………………………………14 PART FIVE

5. 1 SUMMARY……………………………………. ……………………….. 12-15 5. 2 CONCLUSION……………………………………. …………………….. 15 BIBLIOGRAPHY…………………………………………………………….. 16

PHASE ONE

1 ) 0 LAUNCH

A computer program in modern usage refers to a system, including the pc itself (aka " The CPU" or perhaps " The Box" ) and all the peripheral products needed to run it, usually including: The pc, usually attached in a tower system (vertical) case, including parts: the CPU or central processing unit; a mom board or perhaps main panel, including a BIOS; A images card; a sound credit card (often build onboard, for instance. into the mainboard), a variety of drive ports to serve hard disk drives, disk pushes and optical drives, many different peripheral slots, including USB ports, heritage serial and parallel plug-ins, and LOCAL AREA NETWORK ports, possibly Ethernet or fire wire. A hard drive (sometimes more) is included intended for long-term data storage. The case also contains a transformer power supply and a number of followers to keep the interior components awesome while working. A monitor, typically whether CRT or perhaps an FLATSCREEN flatscreen.

A couple of speakers to know sound.

A computer keyboard, typically a regular 104-key QWERTY keyboard. A mouse, typically a three button mouse with scroll tyre. Other peripherals can be added to the system to reinforce its operation. Common ones include: A wi-fi card to connect to wireless networks.

A wireless bluetooth adapter to get in touch to cellular peripherals.

A modem to get a direct link with an internet service agency. A printer to create (paper) hardcopy

A reader to insight data by hardcopy

all these bits, pulled collectively comprise an individual computer system.

PHASE TWO

installment payments on your 0 THE COMPUTER SYSTEM DEFINITION, HISTORY AND CLASSIFICATION.

2 . 1 DEFINITION

Your computer is an electronic machine that takes in data and recommendations (input), works together the data (processing), and creates information (output).

2 . a couple of HISTORICAL INNOVATIONS

2 . 2 . 1 VERY FIRST GENERATION (1940-1956)

in this technology computers were characterized by cleaner tubes which can be found in...

Bibliography: Mr. Ikechukwu Etuodinma: College of Research and Technology, dept. of Computer Research – National Open School of Nigeria, Umudike Research Center, Abia State, Nigeria