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DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH

                             

B. Sc. (Hons. ) (Computer Maintenance)- II year  

 

SYLLABUS

 

 

MC-201              PC-ASSEMBLY, MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE SHOOTING

 

                                                                                                                                                                        Sessional Marks : 10

                                                                                                                                                                        Exam Marks : 40

 

NOTE :           In all five questions are to be set; at least one from each unit. 1/3 more sections are to be set for choice within each unit.

 
UNIT-I            Programming in C

Introduction to C Programming Language, Control Structure in C, Arithmetical & Logical Expression, Conditions & Loops, Writing Function, Using Pointers, Dynamics  Memory Allocation, File Handling in C      

 

UNIT-II          IBM PC & its TROUBLE SHOOTING:

The structure of the PC system, The basic parts of the IBM PC, The IBM PC bus structure, Central Processing Unit, Memory Modules, Mass Storage, Input and Output, System Configuration.

Introduction to trouble-shooting, Computer Faults, Nature and Types of Faults, Specific trouble-shooting, Symptoms Observation, Symptoms Analysis, Fault Diagnostic programs and tools, Fault Rectification or elimination process, Contributors to system failure.

 

UNIT-III         COMPONENT TROUBLE SHOOTING-I:

Types of Disc Drives, Assembly of Disc Drives, Disk Drive maintenance, How Disk Drive fails, Cleaning Disc Drives, Trouble shooting Disc Drives

Motherboard form factors, Motherboard components, Sockets and Slots, Processor types, Chipsets, BIOS, Types of I/O busses, Trouble shooting Motherboards, Soldering and Unsoldering, Circuit board repairs.

 

UNIT-IV         COMPONENT TROUBLE SHOOTING-II:

Display screens, Construction of CRT monitors, Working with on screen controls, Video Adapter card, Display problems.

Audio Adapter, Trouble shooting sound cards.

Printer technologies, How printers work, Preventive maintenance of printer, Troubleshooting printer.

Types of keyboard, Cleaning the keyboard, keyboard problems.

Mouse ports, Cleaning the mouse, Mouse trouble shooting, and other I/O problems.

 

UNIT-V          ASSEMBLING/DISASSEMBLING OF PC

Procedure for assembling/disassembling, Safety precautions during trouble-shooting and repair, operating system and boot process, Start-up problems, Run problems.

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCE:

1. Programming in ANSI C :     BALAGURUSAMY

2. Repairing  and Upgrading of IBM PC : MUELLER (QUE PUBLICATION)
3. IBM PC and Clones : B. GOVINDARAJALU(TMH PUBLICATION)

4. Troubleshooting, Maintaining & Repairing PC : BIGELOW’S (TMH PUBLICATION)

5. The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide: MARK MINASI (BPB PUBLICATION)