June 18, 2010 Key Words CPU - Central Processing Unit Monitor - Hardware devices that shows output Input Device - Hardware device that allows you to give instructions (data) to a system. Output Devices - Hardware device that allows you to obtain info (data) from a system Software - Computer "programs" that enable a system to perform specific tasks. Key Words CD Rom - Compact disk - read only memory Hardware - The physical components of a computer. Modem - Hardware that enables connection to the Internet. Artificial Intelligence - Programmable intelligence- enables systems to make decisions. June 18, 2010 Box Van Activity Hardware Ram The Computer Microprocessor Computer Design Notes Architectural Design: The science, art, or profession of designing and construction of structures. Such as buildings, dams, bridges, etc... Types of Drawings Definitions Purpose A 3D design showing how a 3D Pictorials Used to sell a proposed design design appears in real life Elevations A 2D view showing one side of a Used to label exterior design features Sectional Views A 2D "Cut away" view showing the structural components Used by contractors to build a house. Floor Plans A 2D "Cut away" view of one floor of a design Used to identify room size and location. June 18, 2010 The computer is a technological system containing an input, a process, and an output. List at least three examples in the space below. Input Process Output Input Devices Process Devices Output Devices mouse CPU Monitor Keyboard Video Card Projector Smart Board Modem Printer A code is shared verbal or non-verbal language necessary for communication to occur. Bit = 0 or 1 Byte = 8 Bits Megabyte = 1 million bytes Gigabyte = 1 Billion bytes Do you recognize the following word? 00100110 00111100 01110001 01010101 SNOW June 18, 2010 Communication then and now! Use the following space to compare conventional communication systems with fiber optics Copper Wire Fiber Optics E E E E E E E 0's and 1's Atom Atom Atom Sound travels as an electrical Travels at the speed of light impulse through a conductor/ 299,792, 458 m/sec Electron flow Fast Slow Small Big Quick Task Task to be completed Type of software Serf the Internet Write an English paper What program would you Draw a floor plan use? You are on your own for this part! Store phone numbers Create a birthday card Give a presentation Calculate a course grade June 18, 2010 Architectural Design Career Family Architects Designers 5 Years of college 2-4 years of college Masters degree On the job training State License CAD Specialist Design It! Draw it! Contractors 0-4 years of college Apprenticeships Build it!
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