About the Book
Computer Sceince - Hardware and Software is a step-by-step practical manual covering the subject in 29 weeks. The modules include training on PC Hardware, Internet & World Wide Web and Productivity tools including MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.
PC Hardware introduces the students to a personal computer and its basic peripherals, the process of assembling a personal computer, installation of system software like Windows XP, Linux and the required device drivers. In addition, hardware and software level troubleshooting processes, tips and tricks are covered.
Internet & World Wide Web module introduces the different ways of connecting the PC on to the internet from home and workplace and effectively usage of the internet. Usage of web browsers, email, newsgroups and discussion forums are covered. In addition, awareness of cyber hygiene, i.e., protecting the personal computer from getting infected with the viruses, worms and other cyber attacks are introduced.
Productivity tools module would enable the students in crafting professional word documents, excel spread sheets, power point presentations and personal web sites using the Microsoft suite of office tools and LaTeX.
· The approach adopted in the presentation will help the learner to cherish and understand the intricacy of a computer
· Photographs showing hardware parts of the computer are printed in multicolour for more clarity
About the Author
G. Praveen Babu obtained M.Tech (Computer Science) from JNTU, Hyderabad. He is working as Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Information Technology, JNT University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad. He is also Officer–in–charge of Placement and Training Cell. This book is an out come of his teaching experience in the subject.