A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
For Introduction to Computing and the Web courses in departments of Math and Computer Science.
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Computers, along with most modern machines, are electrical devices. The
components of a computer require electrical power to carry out their assigned
tasks. For example, electricity generates the light that shines through a computer
Electrical current enters the house from power lines. 1. 3. Appliances plugged
into the outlet receive power. OFF Electrical current enters the house from power
lines. 2. When the switch is OFF, the connection to the outlet is broken. 1. 3.
In this chapter, you studied the low-level functionality of computer hardware,
including various implementations of electrical switches.After describing the
behavior of electrical currents, the chapter explained that a transistor is a solid
piece of ...
Internet and the Web
HTML and Web Pages
The Internet and the Web
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