The elements of a computer systemPresentation Transcript
THE ELEMENTS OF A COMPUTER SYSTEM
LET US REVIEW! What are the 3 Basic Aspects of a computer operation?
What are the examples of Input Devices?
What are the different Keys in the keyboard?
What are the different mouse techniques?
Give examples of output devices.
What are the two types of Monitor?
What are the 3 KINDS of PRINTER?
What are the 2 types of CPU based on shape?
Enumerate the different Storage Media or Devices
A computer system has four elements that will make a computer really useful. These are:
Refers to the physical components of a computer.
(What you can see and touch)
It consists of interconnected devices that control the operations of a computer.
INCLUDES THE: computer’s processor, memory, input devices, output devices, storage devices and other computer peripherals.
This term refers to the collection of electronic instructions that tells the computer what to do.
It is a computer program that is installed in your computer.
2 KINDS OF SOFTWARE: System Software- is a computer program that coordinates the activities of a computer. Application Software- a computer program that performs a specific task.
Examples of different application software: Word Processing- Microsoft Word Spreadsheets – Microsoft Excel Computer presentations – Microsoft PowerPoint Database Management – Microsoft Access Desktop Publishing – Adobe Pagemaker and Microsoft Publisher Graphics – AUTOCAD Multimedia – Macromedia Entertainment – Jet Audio Player, Nero Player, NBA Live, Counter Strike, DOTA
People ware This term refers to the different persons involved in the operations and activities of a computer system and in the maintenance of the computer programs installed in it.
Examples of Peopleware Systems Administrator Systems Analyst Computer Programmer Computer Operator Encoder Computer User
DATA Can be classified as formatted data, text, image, audio and video. Formatted Data – includes the numerical or alphabetical data. Text– is a series of letters, numbers and other characters. Image– is data in the form of picture, a graph, or a hand-drawn picture. Audio– is data in the form of sounds. Video – combined pictures that are displayed to portray action.
Quiz # 3 in Computer 15 Items Instructions: Write H,if the sentence relates to Hardware, S,if the sentence relates to Software, P, if the sentence relates to People ware, D, if the sentence relates to Data
Are you ready?
1. ____H________ Modern computers consist of interconnected electronic devices. 2. ______S______ Computer programs are usually stored on a CD-ROM. 3. _______H_____ Your computer has parts that you can see and touch. 4. ______P______ A systems administrator supervises the computer operations of an organization. 5. ______S______ Microsoft Excel is the electronic spreadsheet developed by Microsoft.
6. ____D______ A hand-drawn picture is captured into the computer by a scanner. 7. _____P_____ You are an example of a computer user. 8. _____H_____Monitors and printers are essential parts of a computer system. 9. _____S_____ Solitaire is a game in Windows 98 that will help you develop your skills in a mouse manipulation. 10. _____P____ Computer Programmers write software.
11.____D______ You can see video and you can hear audio using your computer. 12. ____S______ A computer needs an operating system to function properly. 13. ____H______ A computer has CPU that you can actually see. 14. ____S______ Microsoft Word is an example of a word processor. 15. ____P______ Teachers may use computers in teaching.
Assignment # 3 What are the different parts of the desktop? Give the function of each part.