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Course Detail

Course Name Introduction to Computer Engineering
Course Code 19EAC101
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Computer Engineering
Semester 1
Year Taught 2019


Unit - 1

Introduction to Computer Science: Role of Algorithms, History of Computing, Science of Algorithms, Abstractions. Basics of data encoding and storage: Bits and their storage, Main memory, Mass Storage, Representing Information as Bit Patterns. Machine Architecture: CPU Basics, Stored Program concepts, Machine Language Introduction with example, Program Execution with illustrative example.

Unit - 2

Operating Systems: History of OS, OS Architecture, Coordinating Machine Activities. Networking and the Internet: Network Fundamentals, The Internet, The World Wide Web. Software Engineering: Introduction, Software Life Cycle. Database Systems: Database Fundamentals, Relational Model.

Unit - 3

Computer Graphics: Scope of Computer Graphics, Overview of 3D Graphics. Artificial Intelligence: Intelligence and Machines, Perception, Reasoning. An Introduction to topics of research in the department.

Unit - 4

IoT-An Architectural Overview–Building an architecture, Main design principles and needed capabilities, An IoT architecture outline, standards considerations. M2M and IoT Technology Fundamentals, Real –world Design Constraints

Course Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes(CO): (Specific to the course, a faculty can define 6 to 10 COs)

  • CO1: To realize how data is represented and stored in a computer
  • CO2: To understand the data manipulation process in a computer.
  • CO3: To learn the fundamentals & structure of Operating Systems.
  • CO4: To understand how computers can be linked together to share information and resources.
  • CO5: Be successful professionals in the field with solid fundamental knowledge of software engineering that will help the students to design and develop efficient, reliable software products.
  • CO6: Demonstrate understanding of the basic definitions of relational database theory
  • CO7: To introduce the theory and practice of computer graphics.
  • CO8: To understand the basics of Internet of Things (IoT) and design simple IoT systems for societal b

CO – PO Mapping

Cos/ PO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12 PSO1 PSO2
CO1 3 2
CO2 3 3 2
CO3 3 3 3 2
CO4 3 3 3 1 2
CO5 3 3 3 2 1 2
CO6 3 3 3 3 2 2
CO7 3 3 3 2 1 2
CO8 3 3 3 3 2 1 2 1

Text Boks / References

Text Book

  • J. Glenn Brookshear, “Computer Science: An Overview”, Addison-Wesley, Twelfth Edition, 2014.
  • Jan Holler, VlasiosTsiatsis, Catherine Mulligan, Stefan Avesand, StamatisKarnouskos, David Boyle, “From Machine-toMachine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence”,1stEdition, Academic Press, 2014

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