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### GE8151 COMPUTING TECHNIQUES SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY BE/BTECH 1ST SEMESTER SYLLABUS REGULATION 2012

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GE8151 COMPUTING TECHNIQUES SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY BE/BTECH 1ST SEMESTER SYLLABUS REGULATION 2012 BELOW IS THE ANNA UNIVERSITY FIRST SEMESTER BE/BTECH ALL DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS IT IS APPLICABLE FOR ALL STUDENTS ADMITTED IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013 (ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS)2012 REGULATION ANNA UNIVERSITY - UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS 2012 REGULATION

GE8151 COMPUTING TECHNIQUES L T P C (Common to all branches of B.E. / B. Tech. Programmes) 3 0 0 3
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 8
Generation and Classification of Computers- Basic Organization of a Computer –Number System – Binary – Decimal – Conversion – Problems. Need for logical analysis and thinking – Algorithm – Pseudo code – Flow Chart.
UNIT II C PROGRAMMING BASICS 10
Problem formulation – Problem Solving - Introduction to „ C‟ programming –fundamentals – structure of a „C‟ program – compilation and linking processes – Constants, Variables – Data Types – Expressions using operators in „C‟ – Managing Input and Output operations – Decision Making and Branching – Looping statements – solving simple scientific and statistical problems.
UNIT III ARRAYS AND STRINGS 9
Arrays – Initialization – Declaration – One dimensional and Two dimensional arrays. String- String operations – String Arrays. Simple programs- sorting- searching – matrix operations.
UNIT IV FUNCTIONS AND POINTERS 9
Function – definition of function – Declaration of function – Pass by value – Pass by reference – Recursion – Pointers - Definition – Initialization – Pointers arithmetic – Pointers and arrays- Example Problems.
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UNIT V STRUCTURES AND UNIONS 9
Introduction – need for structure data type – structure definition – Structure declaration – Structure within a structure - Union - Programs using structures and Unions – Storage classes, Pre-processor directives.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXTBOOKS
1. Pradip Dey, Manas Ghosh, “Fundamentals of Computing and Programming in C”, First
Edition, Oxford University Press, 2009
2. Ashok N. Kamthane, “Computer programming”, Pearson Education, 2007.
3. Yashavant P. Kanetkar. “ Let Us C”, BPB Publications, 2011.
REFERENCES
1. Kernighan,B.W and Ritchie,D.M, “The C Programming language”, Second Edition,
Pearson Education, 2006
2. Byron S Gottfried, “ Programming with C”, Schaum‟s Outlines, Second Edition, Tata
McGraw-Hill, 2006.
3. R.G. Dromey, “How to Solve it by Computer”, Pearson Education, Fourth Reprint, 2007