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IT 3123 – Hardware and Software Concepts

Fall Semester 2012
Monday / Wednesday, 1:30 to 2:45 PM Room J-110
and Online
Brown, B.

Required Textbook: Englander, Irv The Architecture of Computer Hardware, Systems Software, and Networking: An Information Technology Approach, Fourth Edition. John Wiley and Sons, 2009; ISBN-13: 978-0-471-71542-9. Note: Only the fourth edition will do for this class.

Students learn about various hardware and software components and how they work together in a modern computing environment. Topics include an overview of computer organization and architecture, machine language, high-level languages and operating systems. Both written homework and hands-on projects will be required.

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Review of Number Systems and Binary Numbers (PDF)
Binary Number Exercises (External link)
Examinations and Grades
Sample Examination Questions
Required Reading
Standards of Academic Conduct
An Example of Proper Writing
Optional Material
Digital Works for Windows (trial version)
Logic.ly for Mac OS (trial version)

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