In section the purposes and tasks, thematic plan and methodical materials description are presented.

“Informatics (computer science)”
in technical systems

The discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is focused on studying by students of theoretical bases of computer science,
information and information interaction. Includes consideration of arithmetic, logic bases
of digital automatic machines, tendencies of development of the architecture of information systems,
and also hardware and software modern PC
.

The discipline has a practical orientation on the formation of abilities to operate with numbers in various
notations and skills of simplification of logic expressions by working out of block diagrammes of logic units.

The working program of the discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is developed according to operating educational standards
and provides preparation of the diplomated experts in directions 651900 – “Automation and management”,
654700 – “Information systems” on the specialities 210100 – “Management and computer science in technical systems”,
071900 – “Information systems and technologies”.

The discipline “Informatics (computer science)” is the base to studying of the subsequent disciplines:
"Programming", “Structures of the data”, “Interfaces of information systems”,
“Corporate information systems”, “Theory of information processes and systems”.

 

Goals and tasks of the discipline:

1. Studying of the conceptual basis of the theory of computer science and the information.

2. Studying of the arithmetic and logic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER).

3. Studying of the genesis and evolution of information systems architecture.

4. Studying of the basic elements and devices of modern PC architecture.

5. Formation of abilities to carry out the elementary arithmetic operations under numbers in various scales of notations.

6. Formation of the skills of transformation and simplification of logic expressions.

7. Studying of the receptions providing effective work with the interface and formation of practical skills in administrating
of operating system Windows 98/2000/XP, and also uses of standard applications.

8. Studying of “Word” applications, “Excel” a package of applied programs MS Office 2000/XP.

 

According to requirements to level of development of the discipline students should:

1. Know the basic concepts of the theory of the information, feature of its representation and processing.

2. Be able to transform numbers from one scale of notation to another, and also carry out the elementary operations over numbers.

3. Be able to use logic algebra laws for simplification of logic expressions.

4. Know about genesis and evolution of the COMPUTER architecture.

5. Know the nobility of feature of information systems and to know about generations of evolution of the COMPUTER.

6. Know architecture and principles of functioning of elements of the classical (Princeton) COMPUTER (under John Fon Neumann).

7. Know about architecture of modern COMPUTERS, its internal and external elements.

8. Know appointment of the basic external (peripheral) devices modern PC.

9. Know study the COMPUTER software: operating system MS Windows 98/2000/XP and a package of applied programs
MS Office 97/2000.

 

The contents of the working program of the discipline “Informatics (computer science)”

The list of sections of the discipline

Unit 1. Theoretical basis of informatics (computer science) and information

Module 1. Information society, information crisis, the information

Information society: Concept, the basic features. Information crisis (information revolution):
historical kinds, a role, value, influence. Society information: concept, influence.
The information resources, products and services in the information market.

 

Module 2. Theoretical bases of computer science

Computer science: concept, genesis, a subject and tasks (functions). Structure and tasks of computer science: manufacture branch,
fundamental science, applied discipline, hardware, software, brainware.

 

Module 3. Theoretical bases of the information

The information: concept, features, kinds, adequacy forms (syntactic, semantic, pragmatical).
Information classification (on occurrence time, on stability, on a way of use and availability).
The information: measures and quantity (syntactic, semantic and pragmatical approaches).
The information: consumer indicators of quality (representativity
, pithiness, reliability,
availability, an urgency, efficiency, accuracy). The information: external and internal properties.
A signal: concept, kinds. Quantization of a continuous (analogue) signal: concept, main kinds (on time, on level),
an error (error) of transformation. The information and the data: features of representation of the information in the COMPUTER.

 

Unit 2. Arithmetic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER)

Module 4. Information interaction and information representation in the COMPUTER

Information interaction: concept, structures, principles. Coding of information: concept,
classification ways of representation (coding) of the information. Direct, return and additional codes of number.

 

Module 5. Notations and the elementary arithmetic operations under numbers

Notation: concept, main kinds (not item, item), the comparative characteristic.
A notation: concept, item notations (classification by the basis). Binary, octal, decimal and hexadecimal notations: classification of rules
of transfer of numbers (for the whole and fractional parts of number). Binary, octal, decimal and hexadecimal notations:
rules of performance of the elementary arithmetic operations.

 

Unit 3. Logic bases of digital automatic machines (COMPUTER)

Module 6. The basic logic operations (functions)

The basic logic functions (operations): concept, ways of representation (analytical, tabular, the functional-
logic scheme, the electric basic scheme, the time diagram).
Logic operation (function): concept, kinds (simple, difficult, a performance priority).
Operation of inversion, logic negation (NOT): analytical (formula), tabular (the validity table), schematic
(a conditional-graphic designation of inversion on the logic scheme and the electric basic scheme of the inverter).
Operation of conjunction, logic multiplication (AND): analytical (formula), tabular (the validity table),
schematic (an is conditional-graphic designation of conjunction on the logic scheme
and the electric basic scheme conjunctor
). Operation of a disjunction, logic addition (OR):
analytical (formula), tabular (the validity table), schematic
(a conditional-graphic designation of a disjunction on the logic scheme and the electric basic scheme disjunctor
).

 

Module 7. Laws of algebra of logic

Laws of logic algebras (algebra of logic): concept, appointment, essence, kinds (commutative, combinative,
distributive, the law of zero set, the law of universal set, the repetition law, inversion laws). Sequence of synthesis of logic units.

 

Unit 4. Genesis and tendencies of the development of the architecture of information systems

Module 8. Genesis and evolution of information systems architecture

System: concept, kinds (social, PC, telecommunication, information), structural elements,
the purposes of functioning, features. COMPUTER generations: the comparative characteristic (on the period of time,
element base, integration level, the basic devices of input/output, software, OS operating mode, use purposes).

 

Module 9. Classical (Princeton) architecture of the COMPUTER

Classical (Princeton) architecture of the COMPUTER (after John Fon Neumann): concept, functioning principles.
Structural elements of classical architecture of the COMPUTER: appointment, interrelation in the cycle of functioning.
Elements of neo-classical architecture of the COMPUTER. Internal memory: concept, appointment, addressing structure offered
by IBM and Microsoft (within the limits of standardization). External memory: concept, appointment, physical and logic structure
of magnetic disks. A control mean: appointment, structure, action principle.
Arithmetic-logic devices: appointment, structure, action principle.

 

Unit 5. Basic elements and devices of the modern PC architecture

Module 10. Internal elements and devices of the modern COMPUTERS

Classification of the modern COMPUTERS: to destination, in the sizes and functionality,
on design features of construction. Architecture of the modern COMPUTERS: concept, basic principles.
Internal structure of PC: concept, structure and the short characteristic of elements:
a system board, the central processor, memory. A system board: concept, appointment, topology.
Slots
(buses, interfaces) expansions: concept, classification, appointment, communication topology, a short characteristic.
The central processor: concept, appointment, structure, parameters and the comparative characteristic of generations.
Internal memory: concept, kinds, appointment, classification, the comparative characteristic
and evolution of micro-circuits of modules of memory.

 

Module 11. Storages of information at the base of architecture of the modern COMPUTERS

Information storages: concept, kinds, features of realization, the short characteristic
(streamers, disk storages, storages on flash cards).
Physical and logic structure of magnetic disks of disk storages. Formatting.
Floppy disc drive (FDD) and hard disc drive (HDD): concept, characteristics, features.
Interfaces of hard disc drives: concept, versions, classification, the characteristic
the interface of low level ATAPI and intellectual multipurpose interface SCSI).
Laser storages on optical disks of CD-ROM and DVD-ROM: concept, classification, parameters, features.

 

Module 12. External elements and devices of the modern COMPUTERS

The architecture of the COMPUTER on the basis of Intel Pentium4 processor: concept, topology, features of realization.
External structure PC: concept, structure and a short characteristic of elements
(the system block, the display, the keyboard, the mouse, the peripheral equipment).
The system block and power unit of PC
: concept, appointment, technical characteristics, realization versions.
Peripheral equipment of PC
: concept, kinds of devices, appointment, short characteristics
(devices of input/output and interactive communication).
Display of PC: concept, appointment, classification, technical characteristics.
The printer: concept, appointment, classification, technologies of the print.
The keyboard and manipulators of PC: concept, appointment, classification, technical characteristics.

 

Unit 6. Software of the modern PC (it is studied on a laboratory in practical work)

Module 13. Operating system MS Windows 98/2000/XP

The interaction interface. The task manager. The starting menu. The program "Explorer". The control panel.
Standard applications. Multitasking
, resident and DOS-applications.

 

Module 14. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the textual editor “Word”

Work bases in word-processor “Word”. Formatting of symbols and paragraphs.
Formatting of structurally difficult documents. The expanded possibilities of formatting of documents “Word”.
Work with graphic objects in word-processor “Word”.
Creation of documents of merge, the correspondence and forms in word-processor “Word”.
Managements of big editions and reviewing in word-processor “Word”.

 

Module 15. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the system of spreadsheets “Excel”

The general data on tabular processor “Excel”. Features of data input and formatting in tabular processor “Excel”.
Work sheet formatting in tabular processor “Excel”. Work sheet editing in tabular processor “Excel”.
Realization of analytically-numerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel”.
Realization of analytically-numerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel”. Search of decisions and consolidation of the data.

 

The list of laboratory works in the discipline

1. Operational system MS Windows 98/Me/2000 (there are methodical instructions)

1.1. The basis of interface of interaction. The task manager. The starting menu (13 theme)

1.2. Program “Explorer” (13 theme)

1.3. Configuration (13 theme)

1.4. Standard applications (13 theme)

1.5. Multitasking and DOS applications (13 theme)

2. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the textual editor “Word” (there are methodical instructions)

2.1. Work bases in word-processor “Word”. Formatting of symbols and paragraphs (14 theme)

2.2. Work bases in word-processor “Word”. Formatting of structurally difficult documents (14 theme)

2.3. The expanded possibilities of formatting of documents “Word” (14 theme)

2.4. Work with graphic objects in word-processor “Word” (14 theme)

2.5. Creation of documents of merge, the correspondence and forms in word-processor “Word” (14 theme)

2.6. Managements of the big editions and reviewing in word-processor “Word” (14 theme)

3. A package of applied programs MS Office 97/2000: the system of spreadsheets “Excel” (there are methodical instructions)

3.1. The general data on tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme)

3.2. Features of data input and formatting in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme)

3.3. Work sheet formatting in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme)

3.4. Work sheet editing in tabular processor “Excel” (15 theme)

3.5. Realization of analytically-numerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel” (15 theme)

3.6. Realization of analytically-numerical methods of the decision of problems in “Excel”.
Search of decisions and consolidation of the data (15 theme)

The list of recommended literature

The basic sources

1. Informatics (computer science) / edited by N.V. Makarova. – M.: “Finance and statistics”, 2006.

2. Informatics (computer science). Basic course / edited by S.V. Simonovich. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2003.

3. Andru Tanenbaum Architecture of computer. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2002.

The additional sources

1. Andru Tanenbaum Modern operational systems. – SPb.: “Piter”, 2002.

2. Figurnov V.E. Windows beginners and experts. – M.: “Infra-M”, 2006.

The electronic textbook (methodical)

1. Vetrov A.N. Informatics (computer science). – SPb.: “SPbSETU "LETI"”, 2005. – 331 p.(download).

The methodical instructions for the laboratory works

1. Vetrov A.N. The operating system “MS Windows 98/Me/2000”:
the methodical instructions to the laboratory works / O
.Y. Belash, A.N. Vetrov, E.E. Kotova;
edited by the prof. N.N. Kuzmin. – SPb.: “Publishing house of SPbSETU "LETI"”, 2005. – 72 p. (
download).

2. Vetrov A.N. The package of applied programs MS Office 2000:
the textual editor “Word”:
the methodical instructions to the laboratory works / O
.Y. Belash, A.N. Vetrov, E.E. Kotova;
edited by the prof. N.N. Kuzmin. – SPb.: “Publishing house of SPbSETU "LETI"”, 2005. – 64 p. (download).

3. Vetrov A.N. The package of applied programs MS Office 2000:
the system of spreadsheets “Excel”:
the methodical instructions to the laboratory works / O
.Y. Belash, A.N. Vetrov, E.E. Kotova;
edited by the prof. N.N. Kuzmin. – SPb.: “Publishing house of SPbSETU "LETI"”, 2005. – 76 p. (download).

 

The list of questions for preparation to examination or automized testing

1. The list of examination questions (download).

2. The list of abstracts for students of the first course of day and evening departments (download).

 

The planned schedule of theoretical course of lectures and laboratory practical work
on the discipline “Informatics (computer science)”

Day department (the faculty “CT and I”): lectures in six groups and a laboratory practical work in three groups

Evening department (the faculty “O”): lectures in two groups and a laboratory practical work in two groups

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Summary

Unit 1. Theoretical basis
of informatics
(computer science)

and information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Information society,
information crisis,
informatization

1

 

 

1

 

1

1

L1, L2

2

Theoretical basis
of informatics
(computer science)

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L1, L2

3

Theoretical basis
of information

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L1, L2

Unit 2. Arithmetic basis
of digital automats (PC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Information interaction
and information
representation
in PC

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L1, L2

5

Notations and the elementary
arithmetic operations
over numbers

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L1, L2

Unit 3. Logical basis of digital
automats
(PC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Main logical operations
(
functions)

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L1, L2

7

Laws of logic algebra

1

 

 

1

 

1

1

L1, L2

Unit 4. Genesis and tendencies
of evolution of information
systems architecture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Origin and development
of architecture
of information systems

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

L3

9

Classical (Prinstone)
PC architecture

4

 

 

4

 

4

1

L3

Unit 5. Basic elements and devices
of modern PC architecture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Internal elements and units
of modern PC

4

 

 

4

 

4

1

L3

11

Storages of information
in the base of architecture
of modern COMPUTERS

4

 

 

4

 

4

1

L3

12

External elements and units
of modern PC

10

 

 

10

 

10

1

L3

Unit 6. Software of modern PC
(it is studied within
the limits of a laboratory
practical work
)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Operating system
MS Windows 98/2000/XP

 

12

 

12

2

14

1

M1, M2, E1

14

Pocket of applied programs
MS Office 97/2000:
the textual editor “Word”

 

12

 

12

4

16

1

E2

15

Pocket of applied programs
MS Office 97/2000:
the system of electronic
worksheets
“Excel”

 

12

 

12

4

16

1

E3

Course designing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Individual home tasks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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