9781911174929-1911174924-Essential Computer Hardware Second Edition: The Illustrated Guide to Understanding Computer Hardware (Computer Essentials)

Essential Computer Hardware Second Edition: The Illustrated Guide to Understanding Computer Hardware (Computer Essentials)

ISBN-13: 9781911174929
ISBN-10: 1911174924
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Wilson, Kevin
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Elluminet Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781911174929
ISBN-10: 1911174924
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Wilson, Kevin
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Elluminet Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Wilson, Kevin wrote Essential Computer Hardware Second Edition: The Illustrated Guide to Understanding Computer Hardware (Computer Essentials) comprising 176 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1911174924 and 9781911174929. Since then Essential Computer Hardware Second Edition: The Illustrated Guide to Understanding Computer Hardware (Computer Essentials) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Bits, bytes, RAM, CPUs, hard drives and DVD drives. Master the geeky acronyms and simplify computer hardware & terminology with ease.

Computer hardware with all its technical jargon can be baffling, even for the moderately experienced user. This book cuts through the jargon to show that computer hardware isn’t so complicated after all and can be easily understood by anyone.

  • This book is great for beginners or a basic computing class.
  • Step-by-step, visual approach to help you quickly decode the jargon
  • Plenty of full color, illustrated screenshots and photographs to help you
  • Presented in an easy and simple to read format.

This book looks at

  • Understanding computer specifications often displayed in computer stores and online
  • General hardware concepts and what’s inside the case
  • Hardware components: CPUs, RAM, Hard Drives, Portable Drives, video cards and memory cards
  • Inside the CPU and the fetch execute cycle
  • Data Storage: bits, bytes, kilo bytes, mega bytes, giga bytes and tera bytes
  • Binary arithmetic and character encoding
  • Computer ports: VGA, HDMI, DVI, USB 2&3, FireWire, RJ45 ethernet, eSATA and more
  • Different types of computer: desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablets, hybrids and supercomputers
  • Computer peripherals: laser and inkjet printers Types of computer networks,
  • The internet, email, the cloud and the world-wide web
  • Network topologies, LANs, WANs, MANs, fibre optics and ethernet
  • WiFi and Cellular internet connections
  • IP Addressing, web servers, DNS servers and DHCP servers
  • and more...

Techniques are illustrated step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to computer systems.

If you want to decode the jargon quickly and easily, this is the guide you need.

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