Lecture

Week 38 Lesson Plan Addendum

Year End Review


All Chapters are covered by this in depth review



History of Pc’s

ENIAC

Abacus

Mainframes

Unix

Arpanet

Apple

IBM and Gates


ESD

RFI

EMI

Static

Wrist Straps


Motherboards and Internal Components

Types of Processors x86, Pentium, AMD, P2, P3, P4, Titanium

Types of memory

DRAM

SDRAM

DDR SDRAM - DDR2 SDRAM

RDRAM

Bus Speeds – why 33MHz

Footprints – AT, ATX miniATX

Fans, cases

Expansion bus slots

ISA – 8 bits parallel

EISA – 16 bit parallel

VESA – developed for video card – obsolete

CNR – communications network riser – test usage only

ICH – chip that controls keyboard, mouse, HDD, and CD

PCI – 32 bits 33 MHz

AGP – Directly connected to Northbridge

EISA

Chip Sets

BIOS chips, Batteries

Clocking – 33 MHZ

IRQ, Memory Addressing


Power Supplies – AT, ATX

Testing

Basic Electricity

Measurements and Calculations

Wattage


Expansion Cards

Video

NIC

Sound


Cabling


IDE Disk Drives

Geometry

Fat vs. NTFS

Floppies

Hard Drives

SCSI

CD

DVD

Blue Ray

Thumb


File System Structure


Batch files


Operating Systems – Dos, Windows 9x, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, LINUX, server 2003


Device Drivers

Video has default setting so you can at least see screen


Installation techniques


Documentation


Quality Control


Technician duties and Responsibilities


A+ Certification Exam – if time allows


Vocabulary lists


Mathematics

Numbering Systems

Boolean

Binary

Hexadecimal

Decimal