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TEJ3/D - 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 half 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
  • 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 Display
  • Computer Hardware
    • Safety Manual
      • Working with PCs
    • Hardware and Note Sharing
      • CPU, Motherboard, RAM, ROM, I/O, HD 
  • OS
  • Networking
    • Read Red Book, Chapter 2, questions 1-9
    • Our Star Topology
    • Other Types of Networks
    • Cable Types, TCP/IP
    • SSH
  • Programming 
  • Arduino (time permitting)

Course Resources


Evaluations

 Item  Due Date 
 Safety Quiz  Tues, Feb 12 
 Electronic Gates  Wed, Feb 13
 Technology Futures  Wed, Feb 20
 Quiz: Digital Logic  Fri, Feb 22
 Labs: Seven Segment Display and Binary to Base 10  Tues, Feb 25
 Quiz: Electronic Components  Fri, Mar 8
   
 March Break  Mar 11-15
   
 Test - see Review Sheet  Tues, Mar 26
   
 Hardware Test Mon, Apr 29
  
 Final Summative  


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