CONTENTS – Fundamentals of Computers: For Undergraduate Courses in Commerce and Management

CONTENTS

Preface

1. Introduction to Computers

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Characteristics of Computers

1.3 Development of Computers

1.4 Generations of Computers

1.5 Classification of Computers

1.6 The Computer System

1.7 Types of Input Devices

1.8 Types of Output Devices

1.9 Types of Memory

1.10 Applications of Computer

Let us Summarise

Exercises

2. Number Systems and Computer Codes

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Number System

2.3 Computer Arithmetic

2.4 Coding Schemes

Let us Summarise

Exercises

3. Introduction to Computer Software

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Computer Software

3.3 Categories of Software

Let us Summarise

Exercises

4. Computer Programs and Languages

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Developing a Computer Program

4.3 Algorithm

4.4 Flowchart

4.5 Computer Languages

4.6 Generations of Computer Languages

Let us Summarise

Exercises

5. Operating System: MS-DOS and Windows

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Operating System: Definition

5.3 Evolution of Operating System

5.4 Types of Operating System

5.5 Functions of Operating System

5.6 Working with MS-DOS

5.7 Modern Operating Systems

Let us Summarise

Exercises

6. Windows XP

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Features of Windows XP

6.3 Starting Windows XP

6.4 The Desktop

6.5 My Computer

6.6 Working with Files and Folders

6.7 Windows Explorer

6.8 Windows Help and Support Center

6.9 Searching in Windows XP

6.10 System Utilities in Windows XP

6.11 Control Panel

6.12 Windows Accessories

Let us Summarise

Exercises

7. Microsoft Office Word 2003

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Starting Microsoft Office Word 2003

7.3 Working with Word 2003 Documents

7.4 Working with Text

7.5 Working with Tables

7.6 Checking Spelling and Grammar

7.7 Adding Graphics to Document

7.8 Mail Merge

7.9 Printing a Document

7.10 Advanced Features of Microsoft Word

Important Keyboard Shortcuts

Let us Summarise

Exercises

8. Microsoft Office Excel 2003

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Starting Microsoft Office Excel 2003

8.3 Working with Excel Workbook

8.4 Working with Worksheet

8.5 Formulas and Functions

8.6 Inserting Charts

8.7 Sorting

8.8 Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)

8.9 Importing Data

8.10 Inserting PivotTable

8.11 Printing in Excel

8.12 Advanced Features of Microsoft Excel

Let us Summarise

Exercises

9. Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Starting Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003

9.3 Working with PowerPoint 2003

9.4 Working with Different Views

9.5 Designing Presentation

9.6 Printing in PowerPoint

Let us Summarise

Exercises

10. Microsoft Office Access 2003

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Starting Microsoft Office Access 2003

10.3 Working with Access Database

10.4 Microsoft Access Environment

10.5 Working With Tables

10.6 Queries

10.7 Forms

10.8 Reports

Let us Summarise

Exercises

11. Microsoft Office Outlook 2003

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Starting Microsoft Office Outlook 2003

11.3 Working with Outlook 2003

11.4 Exiting from Microsoft Office Outlook 2003

Important Keyboard Shortcuts

Let us Summarise

Exercises

12. Data Communication and Networking

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Data Communication

12.3 Transmission Media

12.4 Modulation

12.5 Multiplexing

12.6 Switching

12.7 Computer Network

12.8 Network Topologies

12.9 Communication Protocol

12.10 Network Devices

Let us Summarise

Exercises

13. The Internet

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Evolution of Internet

13.3 Owner of Internet

13.4 Anatomy of Internet

13.5 Internet Terminology

13.6 Internet Protocols

13.7 Getting Connected to Internet

13.8 Web Browser

13.9 Uses of Internet to Society

13.10 Electronic Mail

13.11 Search Engines

Let us Summarise

Exercises

Index