Computer Fundamentals and Programming in C, Second Edition

  • 15h 30m
  • Manas Ghosh, Pradip Dey
  • Oxford University Press (US)
  • 2013

It provides a thorough understanding of the subject and its applications. The book begins with an introduction to the basic features of a digital computer, number systems and binary arithmetic, Boolean algebra and logic gates, software, operating systems, and the internet. A major part of the book provides a detailed coverage of programming in C. It discusses the primary functions of compilers, linkers, and loaders, and provides an exhaustive coverage of concepts such as data types, control statements, arrays, strings, functions, pointers, structures, file systems, and command-line arguments. Case studies demonstrating the use of C in solving mathematical as well as real-life problems have also been presented. This edition also highlights C99 features wherever relevant in the text.

About the Authors

Pradip Dey, currently a faculty member at the RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, has over 15 years of teaching experience and about 24 years of industry experience.

Manas Ghosh, also a faculty member at the RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, has over 13 years experience of teaching and software development.

In this Book

  • Features of the Book
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Number Systems and Binary Arithmetic
  • Boolean Algebra and Logic Gates
  • Introduction to Software
  • Basic Concepts of Operating Systems
  • The Internet
  • Introduction to Algorithms and Programming Concepts
  • Basics of C
  • Input and Output
  • Control Statements
  • Arrays and Strings
  • Functions
  • Pointers in C
  • User-Defined Data Types and Variables
  • Files in C
  • Advanced C
  • Bibliography and References