CSVTU, B.E. III Semester, Computer Science & Engineering,Computer Fundamentals Syllabus

CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY , BHILAI (C.G.)

Semester: III Branch: Computer Sc. & Engg.

Subject: Computer Fundamentals

Unit 1: COMPUTER BASICS

Computer Generations and Classification, Algorithms, Characteristics of Computers, Input/Output Units, Description of a processor, Computer Languages (Machine, Assembly, High Level), Introduction of Operating System (Functions of Operating System, Single User, Multi-user operating sysems), Introduction to systems software.

Unit 2: NETWORK & GRAPHICS

Introduction of computer networks – LAN, MAN, WAN, Internet & Intranet, Different layers of networks, Distributed and Centralised network, Broad Band ISDN.

Computer graphics: Definition, classification and Applications, Refresh Cathode ray tubes, Random Scan and Roster Scan devices, Scanner and Plotters, Animation.

Multimedia: Overview of Multimedia, properties of multimedia, Asynchronous, Synchoroous and Isochronous, Transmission Mode, different storage media-CDROM, CD-writer, HDD, Sound and audio technology.

Unit 3

: DATA REPRESENTATION

Data Types, Complements, Fixed-Point Representation, Floating- Point Representation, Other Binary Codes, Error Detection Codes, Parity Checking Codes, Hamming Codes, CRC, Reflected Codes.

Unit 4: REGISTER TRANSFER AND MICROOPERATIONS

Register Transfer Language, Register Transfer, Bus and Memory Transfers, Arithmetic Microoperations, Logic Microoperations, Shift Microoperations, Arithmetic Logic Shift Unit

Unit 5: BASIC COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND DESIGN

Instruction Codes, Computer Registers, Computer Instructions, Timing and Control, Instruction Cycle, Memory-Reference Instructions, Input-Output and Interrupt, Complete Computer Description, Design of Basic Computer, Design of Accumulator Logic

Name of Text Books

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1. Computer Systems Architecture – M. Morris Mano, Prentice-Hall of India

2 Fundamentals of Computer, V. Rajaraman, Prentice-Hall of India

Name of reference Books

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1. Computer Organization and Design- P. Pal Chaudhari, Prentice-Hall of India

2. Computer Organization and Architecture- William Stallings, Prentice-Hall of India

3. Computer Architecture and organization – John P Hayes, McGraw Hill Publication

4. Computers Today, Suresh K Basandra, Galgotia Publication

5. Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software: An Inform

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