P K Sinha designed Computer Fundamentals to introduce its readers to important concepts in Computer Science. Computer Fundamentals is written in a manner that it can be used as a textbook for many introductory courses related to IT and Computer Science. For beginners, it is useful because of its sheer simplicity and explanation of fundamentals.
The book has numerous illustrative diagrams, practical examples, chapter summaries, end-of-chapter questions, and a glossary of important terms. Beginners in computer science can refer to this book for guidance as it provides a clear idea about the working of the machine. The book can also be used as a self-study material due to its easy language and well-refined content.
The book has covered some major topics like Number systems, Computer Codes, Binary arithmetic, Boolean Algebra, and Logic Circuits. Introductions to new concepts in computing, new topics, and classifications have been added. Illustrative diagrams and lecture notes have been updated and included.
Computer Fundamentals was published by BPB Publications in 2004 and is available in paperback.
- The Unified Cyber Olympiad committee recommends this book as a useful read when appearing for Olympiads.
- Introduction to programming in C is covered in this book.