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TEJ3/B - Computer Engineering

Exam Review Topics


Computer Hardware

  • computer components and their functionality

  • how to assemble a PC

  • safety


Networks

  • network topologies and hardware

  • other topics covered in Red Book ch 2

    basic Unix scripting this will NOT be part of the exam


Theory

  • Boolean algebra laws

    determining if two equations are equal

  • converting binary to/from decimal


Digtal Electronics / Gates / Labs

  • schematic / truth table / chip diagram and #, Boolean equation

  • creating a truth table for a given number of inputs

  • creating truth table for a given schematic or circuit

  • understanding the questions and purpose of labs such as full adder, 7 segment display, 555


Electronics

  • electronic components

  • resistor colour codes / values


Programming

    Arduino will NOT be part of the exam - just focus on the Processing


  • parts of a Processing program - draw, setup, mousePressed, global variables

  • programming

    • creating / using variables

    • types of variables

    • if statements

    • drawing on the screen/creating a GUI


Thu, May 23 - get started on Processing Interface


Course Material
  • Course Intro / Safety
  • Computer Hardware
    • Safety Manual
      • Working with PCs
    • Hardware and Note Sharing
      • CPU, Motherboard, RAM, ROM, I/O, HD 
  • OS
  • Networking
    • Our Star Topology
    • Other Types of Networks
    • Cable Types, TCP/IP
    • SSH
  • Digital Gates and Boolean Logic
    • AND, OR, NOT
    • NAND, NOR, XOR
    • Lab: Build Half Adder
    • Lab: Invent a Subtractor!
  • Electronic Components
    • Resistors, Transistors, Capacitors, Diodes and More
  • More Circuits
    • 555
    • Binary to 7 Segment Displays
  • Programming 
  • Arduino (time permitting)
Course Resources

Evaluations

 Item Due Date 
 Safety Quiz Tuesday,  Feb 12
 Hardware Manual Thursday, Feb 14
 Technology Futures Wed, Feb 20
 Hardware Quiz Fri, Feb 22
 Unix Quiz Fri, Mar 8
  
 March Break Mar 11-15
  
 Test: see Review Sheet Mon, Mar 25
 Labs: AND, OR Due: Tues, Mar 26
 Unix Quiz - Rewrite Thur, Mar 28, start of lunch, rm 228
  
 Digital Gates Quiz 
 Digital Gates Test Fri, Apr 26
  
 Final Summative 


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