Fundamentals of Information Technology

Student Price : Rs.150

Student Dollar Price : 6$

Library Price : Rs.550

Library Dollar Price : 22$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2001

Book Weight :0

About The Book

Information Technology (IT) is expected to grow far more sophisticated in the coming years and specially beyond 2000 A.D., but social acceptance of some information services may likely to lag behind according to a poll conducted by experts. There are many major positive impacts of IT as well as major negative impacts. The positive impact of IT is in its contribution to employment of the disabled, improvements inhealth, delivery of education, fighting critics and improvement of the environment where as the negative impacts are in the area of ethics, invasion of privacy, unemployment and dehumanisation.
The unique features of this text is defined to create an active, dynamic learning environment in topics like;

  1. Computer hardware technologies

  2. Systems software concepts

  3. Information systems and retrieval systems using traditional files and database management systems.

  4. Current communication and network technologies and standards

  5. State of the art applications of IT.

Book Content of Fundamentals of Information Technology

 UNIT I - COMPUTER HARDWARE TECHNOLOGIES

  1. Computer Organisation and Computers
  2. Data Representation
  3. Central Processing Unit (CPU)

 UNIT II - SYSTEM SOFTWARE CONCEPTS

  1. Programming Languages and Operating Systems
  2. OS Utilities, Software Features and Trends

 UNIT III - INFORMATION AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS

  1. File Concepts
  2. Database Concepts and Database Management System (DBMS)

 UNIT IV - CURRENT COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS

  1. Communication System Elements and Media
  2. Network Topologies and Communication Standards

About The Author

Mr. C.S.V. Murthy. B.Sc., B.E.., MIE has served HMT Ltd., a public sector undertaking for more than 3 decades. During the tenure of his working at HTM, he had worked in multidiscipline like production planning, sales engineering, marketing, HMT International projects, project engineering and project consultancy in various capacities. He has travelled widely abroad on international project assignment in most parts of Europe, South East Asian countries and Middle East. Since 1993, C.S.V. Murthy started his own consultancy in the name of `Electrocons`, and has done various project assignments in the Industrial Engineering Field. At present, in addition to consultancy he has taken up the teaching profession formthe past 6 years at various reputed management colleges in Bangalore like KPHR. Surana, AMC, T-John Institute, Alliance Business Academy, NIFT etc. He is also involved in writing books on Software Engineering,

Enterprise Management Information Systems. Production Management, Enterprneurship Development and Small Scale Industries etc. Some of his books like Information Technology, Information Systems Theory, Database Management Design and Data Communication and Networking have been recommended for Osmania University. 

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