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Hardware Programming
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102 Prog. Fundamentals I: Hardware / Slide 2 Four components of a computer system: CPU - central processing unit Makes decisions, performs computations, and delegates input/output requests Memory Stores information Input devices Gets information from the user to the computer Output devices Sends information from computer to the user Hardware
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102 Prog. Fundamentals I: Hardware / Slide 3 Hardware Memory CPU Input Devices Output Devices
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102 Prog. Fundamentals I: Hardware / Slide 4 CPU “Brains” of the computer Arithmetic calculations are performed using the Arithmetic/Logical Unit (ALU) Control unit decodes and executes instructions Arithmetic operations are performed using binary number system 0110 1101 1100 1111 0001 CPU Examples Pentium (for ordinary PC)
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Unformatted text preview: Sparc (for SUN workstation) PowerPC (for MacIntosh) K6 (for PC compatible) 102 Prog. Fundamentals I: Hardware / Slide 5 Input and Output Devices Accessories that allow computer to interface with user Common input and output devices Speakers Mouse Scanner Printer Joystick CD-ROM Keyboard Microphone 102 Prog. Fundamentals I: Hardware / Slide 6 Application level jobs: word processor, graphics designer, HTML designer, program tester Programmer level jobs: C++ programmer, DSP programmer Systems level jobs: operating system designer, web master, systems maintenance staff Hardware level jobs: VLSI chip designer, hardware designer Types of Computer Jobs...
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