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Learn Computers Step by Step by Jude D'souza, Monica D'souza

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CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Computer Science

Chapter Outline

Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to

  • Understand the history of computers
  • Identify parts of a computer system
  • Identify input devices
  • Identify output devices
  • Define CPU and its main parts
  • Set up your computer system

Computer Science is a branch of science that involves the study of computer hardware, software and data. Computer hardware includes objects like the keyboard, mouse, printer, and disk. Computer software is a program or idea that exists inside the computer. It is not like computer ...

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