Computer Fundamentals and Applications

Computer Fundamentals and Applications

Authors : Ashok Arora

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About the Author

Ashok Arora :-  
He is a visiting faculty to various Indian universities and management institutes including IMT (Institute of Management Technology), AIMA (All India Management Association), MDU (Maharishi Dayanand University) and SMU (Sikkim Manipal University). He is a renowned author with over 25 years of experience in teaching, writing and software development. He has authored more than 50 books for universities and schools.
 

About the Book

With the invention of computers and the advent of the Internet, mobile computing and e-Business applications, Information Technology (IT) has brought rapid progress in domestic and international business, and a tremendous change in the lifestyle of people.
This book provides the students not just the knowledge about the fundamentals of a computer system, like its organization, memory management and hardware devices, but also the software that run on it. The book then proceeds to describe operating systems, and the basics of programming concepts like procedure-oriented programming and object-oriented programming. Useful application software like MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint are described in great detail in separate chapters. A complete section has been devoted to the teaching of data communication, networking and Internet. The book ends with a detailed description of the business applications of computers.

 

Contents

Section-A: Fundamentals of Computers: 1. Introduction to Computers, 2. Hardware Devices, 3. Software Concepts, 4. Data Representation in Computers, 5. Computer Architecture, 6. Programming Concepts and Languages, 7. Operating Systems, 8. Multimedia Concepts, Section-B: Information Technology Tools: 9. Introduction to Windows, 10. Microsoft Word, 11. Microsoft Excel, 12. Microsoft PowerPoint, Section-C: Communications, Networking and Internet: 13. Data Communication and Networking, 14. Using the Internet, Section-D: Business Application of Computers: 15. Database Management System, 16. Microsoft Access
 

Key Features

• Incorporates basics of IT along with developing skills for using various IT tools
• Includes diagrams, pictures and screenshots
• Provides key terms, review questions, practical exercises, group discussions, project activities and application-based case studies in each chapter
• Follows the latest curriculum and guidelines for undergraduate and postgraduate courses of various universities, colleges and institutes