Introduction to Computers for Engineering and Technology

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Prentice Hall, Oct 1, 1999 - Computers - 752 pages
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This book provides users with a comprehensive, straightforward guide to all facets of the personal computer. It focuses on hardware principles, software applications, and troubleshooting—with a presentation that allows readers to apply numerous concepts to real-world situations. Chapter coverage includes detailed information on the disk operating system, the Windows operating system, computer networks, microcomputer systems, and application software. For anyone using a personal computer, or in the market to buy one, seeking an understanding of how it works—and how to maximize its capabilities for business or pleasure.

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Electrical and Mechanical Safety
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The Disk Operating System
17
Using Floppy Disks
19
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James L. Antonakos is a Professor in the Computer Studies Department at Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY. He has written over 40 books on electronics, microprocessors, networking, operating systems, and computer technology.

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