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COMPUTER HARDWARE AND NETWORKING 4 64

Rationale Now a days computers have become an inevitable part of our life. Ability to work on computer has become an essential life skill. Focus of industries has been shifted mostly from production base to service oriented. Hence industries need persons suitable for service sector. Therefore there is a growing need of engineers / technicians in this field. Hence, it is necessary to study computer hardware, peripheral devices, network equipment, assembly, installation and troubleshooting the computer system. This subject covers personal computer assembly, installation, troubleshooting, servicing and maintenance. It also covers basics of networking. After completing this subject the student can carry out assembly, installation, testing and troubleshooting of personal computers. He can work as service engineer or get self employed. TIME SCHEDULE Module I II III IV Topic Identify various components of PC comparison of processor functional blocks of mother board features of Intel 945 series chipset Motherboards On board memory and I/O interface Storage devices Printers Input Devices Video and Sound PC assembling - Installation steps Troubleshooting, servicing and maintenance Introduction to networking TOTAL OBJECTIVES 1.1.0 1.1.1 Identify various components of PC and specify each item Compare processor and memory of IBM PC to Pentium IV, AMD athlon, Sempron etc 1.1.2 Familiarize with the motherboard, interface cards, expansion slots, front Panel / rear side connectors, cables and connectors, SMPS, floppy disc drive, hard disc drive, CD- ROM drive, display unit and keyboard. 1.2.0 Study the functional blocks of mother board CPU, RAM,BIOS, Cache RAM, 1.2.1 Familiarize with the BUS Standards PC BUS ISA, PCI, AGP & USB Architectures. 1.2.2 Explain BIOS, services, organization and interaction. CMOS, CMOS setup Periods 16 16 16 16 64

utilities 1.3.0 Study the type of Motherboard - Processors CISC and RISC. 1.3.1 Familiarize with Chipsets features of Intel, 945 series chipset mother boards. 1.3.2 Understand the Processors CISC and RISC, Features of Pentium 4 ,Dual core ,Core duo, Core 2 duo processor, AMD series processors ( K6,ATHLON,DURON ) VIA CYRIX CPUs ( 6x86MX , VIA/CYRIX III, VIA SAMUEL II ), Chipsets features of Intel 945 series chipset Motherboards . 1.3.3 Explain the working of SMPS for computers with block diagram. MODULE II 2.1.0 Describe the memory organization in PCs 2.1.1 Distinguish between static and dynamic RAM, DRAM, and Synchronous DRAM, Extended Data out DRAM, Double Data Rate SDRAM, And Direct Ram bus DRAM, Cache Memory, extended/Expanded/Virtual memory. 2.1.2 Explain briefly various I/O port Serial port, Parallel port, Game port, USB port. 2.2.0 Study the Magnetic storage fundamentals read/write head, writing and reading. 2.2.1 Explain Hard disk drives with drive sub assemblies, hard disk controller and its functions with functional block diagram, interfacing of HDC,SATA technology. 2.3.0 Familiarize the installation and configuration of HHD with configuring, formatting, and partitioning. FAT, Data Reading, Data writing (FM, MFM ), Boot record, Directory structure . 2.3.1 Explain briefly the principle of operation of CD-ROM disks including types, reading and writing of CD with block diagram 2.3.2 Study DVD technology with DVD disks, DVD drive block diagram and DVD formats. 2.3.3 Describe the Installation of CD and DVD media drives. 2.3.4 Familiarize with the FDD and special devices, Disc construction, Types, FDD Constructions, Drive operations- types, FDC operation, PEN Drives, Flash drives, I pods MODULE III 3.1.0 Explain the principle of operation of Dot matrix printer, LASER printer and Ink-jet printer with block diagram 3.1.1 Describe Keyboard with its types, operation, and signals, interface logic, and keyboard functions. 3.2.0 Understand the principle of operation of optical Mouse with mouse signals and installation. 3.2.1 Describe the principle of operation of Scanner with types and installation. 3.3.0 Study the various Display systems and Video basics 3.3.1 Explain the working of VGA monitor with functional block diagram 3.3.2 Understand the Digital display technology (thin displays) with Liquid crystal displays, LCD panel display, TFT monitors. 3.3.3 Illustrate the CRT controller and its functions, Accelerated Video Cards, components of graphic cards, 3- D video. 3.3.4 Familiarize with Digital camera and its construction and operation with features of SLR Camera MODULE IV

4.1.0 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 4.1.4 4.1.5 4.2.0 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.2.3 4.2.4 4.2.5

Understand the various steps and functions involved in PC assembling, Installation steps, configuring motherboard, identifying the connectors and cables, adding memory modules, bios-CMOS setup Explain the HD formatting and partitioning, installation of system and application software and necessary drivers. Discuss the Power-On Self Test (POST) functions, IPL hardware, test sequence, error messages, audio codes and their fault domains, error codes on display screen. Prepare the Troubleshooting of motherboard -possible problems and diagnosis Prepare the Troubleshooting of keyboard with possible problems, diagnosis. Prepare the Troubleshooting of Hard disk drive with possible problems and diagnosis Familiarize with Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) CAN, MAN, HAN, INTERNET, INTRANET, EXTRANET USES, Blue tooth technology Understand the Local area network topologies star, ring, mesh, bus, client/ server, peer to peer. Illustrate various Network components File server, workstations, network, interface cards, network cabling, bridge, router, gateways, Repeater (brief description only) Wireless networks and network security State the requirement of Installing and configuring network, Illustrate the method of Network administration Explain the principle of operation of MODEM and its installation with Functional block diagram COURSE CONTENT

MODULE I Identify various components of PC, specifications, comparison of processor and memory of IBM PC to Pentium IV, AMD athlon, Sempron etc, Inside PC functional blocks of mother board CPU, RAM,BIOS, Cache RAM, BUS Standards PC BUS ISA and knowledge of other buses - ISA, PCI, AGP & USB Architectures . BIOS, services, organization and interaction, CMOS, CMOS setup utilities, Motherboard- types. Processors CISC and RISC, Features of Pentium 4 ,Dual core ,Core duo, Core 2 duo processor, AMD series processors( K6, ATHLON, DURON ) VIA CYRIX CPUs ( 6x86MX , VIA/CYRIX III, VIA SAMUEL II ), Chipsets features of Intel 945 series chipset Motherboards, SMPS for computers- block diagram of SMPS. MODULE II On board memory and I/O interface PCs memory organization - ROM, RAM, distinguish between static and dynamic RAM, DRAM, Synchronous DRAM, Extended Data Out DRAM,Double Data Rate SDRAM, Direct Rambus DRAM, Cache Memory, xtended/Expanded/Virtual memory. I/O port Serial port, Parallel port, Game port, USB port.

Storage devices Magnetic storage fundamentals read/write head, writing, reading. Hard disk drives drive sub assemblies, hard disk controller functions and functional block diagram, interfacing of HDC, SATA technology. Installation and configuration of HD configuring, formatting, partitioning, FAT, Data Reading, Data writing (FM, MFM ), Boot record, Directory structure . CD-ROM disks types, reading and writing of CD, CD-ROM drive principle of operation, block diagram, installation and setup. DVD technology DVD disks, DVD drive, block diagram, DVD formats. Installing CD and DVD media drives. FDD and special devices introduction, Disc construction , Types, FDD Constructions , Drive operations- types , FDC operation , PEN Drives, Flash drives, I pods MODULE III Printers Dot matrix printer principle of operation, LASER printer principle of operation, functional block diagram, toner cartridges, Ink-jet printer- principle of operation, Input Devices Keyboard types, operation, and keyboard signals, interface logic, keyboard functions. Mouse principle of operation, mouse signals, optical mouse,mouse installation. Scanner principle of operation, types, installation. Video and Sound Display, Video basics VGA monitor Functional block diagram, Digital display technology (thin displays) Liquid crystal displays, LCD panel display, displays, TFT monitors. CRT controller functions, Graphic card Accelerated Video Cards, components of graphic cards, 3D video. Troubleshooting Video and sound Digital camera Introduction, construction, operation, SLR Camera- Features MODULE IV PC assembling - Installation steps, configuring motherboard, identifying the connectors and cables, adding memory modules, bios-CMOS setup, HD formatting and partitioning, installation of system and application software and necessary drivers. Troubleshooting, servicing and maintenance Power-On Self Test (POST) functions, IPL hardware, test sequence, error messages, audio codes and their fault domains, error codes on display screen. Troubleshooting the motherboardpossible problems, diagnosis and troubleshooting. Troubleshooting the keyboard-possible problems, diagnosis and troubleshooting. Trouble shooting the Hard disk drive possible problems, diagnosis and troubleshooting.

Introduction to networking Computer Network Basics Introduction OSI Layer model , Network types - Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN),CAN, MAN , HAN ,INTERNET,INTRANET, EXTRANET USES , Blue tooth technology . Local area network topologies star, ring, mesh, bus, client/ server, peer to peer. Network components File server, workstations, network, interface cards, network cabling, bridge, router, gateways, repeater (brief description only) Wireless networks, network security Installing and configuring network, Network administration MODEM principle of operation, functional block diagram, installation. REFERENCE 1. IBM PC and Clones Govindarajulu TMH Publishing company, N.Delhi 2. Computer Installation & Trouble shooting M Radhakrishnan, D Balasubramanian ISTE Learning material 3. Introduction to computers Peter Norton TMH Publishing company, N.Delhi 4. Trouble shooting maintaining &repairing PCs Stephen J Bigelow TMH Publishing company, N.Delhi 5. Local Networks-An introduction to the technology McNamara john E PHI