COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN THE BUNESSS AND INDUSTRY

Introduction In the early days of computing, computers were originally meant to assist in scientific and engineering applications. Today, computers are widely used to perform wide ranging tasks from routine accounting operations to management decision making. Corporate operations are becoming more complex and competitive thus increasing the need to produce and process more accurate and…

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT, SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS, RECREATION AND THE MILITARY

Science and Engineering Computer is commonly used to find the accurate solutions to both scientific and engineering problems. Weather forecasting has now become a daily activity to which the computer has proved very useful in providing information on the kind of weather we are likely to expect over a period of time. Such accurate predictions…

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COMPUTER HARDWARE

HARDWARE COMPONENTS Introduction Your Personal Computer (PC) is really a collection of separate items working together as a team-with you as the captain. Some of these components are essential; others simply make working more pleasant or efficient. Adding extra items expands the variety of tasks you can accomplish with your machine. The System Unit The…

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BASIC PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Introduction Computer programming is both an art and a science. In this unit, we students shall be exposed to some arts and science of computer programming including principles of programming and stages of programming. Problem Solving With The Computer The computer is a general-purpose machine with a remarkable ability to process information. It has many…

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CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTERS

Introduction The computer has passed through many stages of evolution from the days of the mainframe computers to the era of microcomputers. Computers have been classified based on different criteria. In this unit, we shall classify computers based on three popular methods. Categories of Computers Although there are no industry standards, computers are generally classified…

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COMPUTER LANGUAGES

Introduction In this unit, we shall take a look at computer programming with emphasis on: The overview of computer programming languages. Evolutionary trends of computer programming languages. Programming computers in a Beginner All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC) language environment with emphasis on: Objective The objective of this unit is to introduce the student to the…

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