Course: Technical Equipment of Personal Computers

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Course title Technical Equipment of Personal Computers
Course code UI/AI205
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • ČERMÁK Petr, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • VAVREČKOVÁ Šárka, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
History of computer technology. Structure of a computer, BIOS, EFI BIOS. Connectors and interfaces. Communication of devices (IRQ, DMA, I/O, memory adresses). External memory media. RAID. Motherboards. Processors. Internal memory. I/O devices. Expansion cards - graphics, sound, network cards. Power supplies and cooling.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecturing, Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with a video analysis, unspecified
Recommended literature
  • HLAVIČKA, J. Architektura počítačů. Praha: ČVUT, 1994.
  • HORÁK, J. Bezpečnost malých počítačových sítí. Praha, Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0663-6.
  • Jaroslav Horák. Hardware pro pokročilé. Computer Press. ISBN 80-722-6553-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Applied Computer Science (1) Informatics courses 1 Winter