Camboard publish a range of eBooks for computer science curriculums..

how a computer works

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Camboard publish a range of eBooks for computer science curriculums..

how a computer works

How a Computer Works

How a Computer Works is a guide and reference book. Packed with stunning graphics this guide brings the inside of a Windows PC to life.
A fascinating and absorbing overview of what's happening inside a computer.
Useful to students or those wishing to learn the mysterious operation of how a computer works.
The book delves into the operation of the key components of a personal computer.
The computers key processes are described in short form. Includes clear diagrams of the main computer parts.
The heart of any computer is the CPU the book explains with clear diagrams the internal operation of an Intel Pentium processor.
Includes comprehensive guides to the main components of a windows PC. Explains the technologies that make up a computer.
Explains where all the connections on the back go to.
Includes 28 chapters that explain the mystery of these technologies:-
Motherboard, PCI Bus, The power on self-test, BOOT Up process, Intel Pentium CPU, Memory, Hard Drive, CD-ROM/DVD, Modem, Printer, Interrupts, FireWire, Expansion Cards, Serial and Parallel Ports, BIOS, Plug and Play, Mouse, Keyboard, Floppy Disk, USB, Scanner, Sound, MIDI, SCSI, Monitor.

How a Network Works

How a Network Works is an illustrated guide to the world of networks.
This Book is designed for students who want to know the basics of how networks work.
How a Network Works explores the underlying concepts of how networks function.
Combines excellent graphics that brings the inside of a network to life.
Introduces the three main network types, star networks, bus networks and ring networks.
Describes the differences between local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
Covers network security with user names and passwords. Access rights are described.
The network firewall is covered. Describes data packets and ports.
The TCP/IP protocols are detailed. Internet networks are covered.
Client Server is described.
Covers name server and peer to peer networks.
This fully illustrated guide to the world of networks is Ideal for computer science K12.

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How a Raspberry Pi Works

How a Raspberry Pi Works is a book packed with stunning graphics that brings to life the inside of a Raspberry Pi.
How a Raspberry Pi Works introduces the main processes of a working Raspberry Pi.
Students or hobbyists can see what is going on inside a Raspberry Pi.
This book delves into the operation of the computers key components.
The computers processes are described in short form.
The book is a great introduction to the inner workings of a Raspberry Pi.
Great for understanding the Raspberry Pi computer architecture, in easy to understand, step by step descriptions.
This book covers the Raspberry Pi GPU, CPU ,GPU Ports, Local Memory ,SDIO Memory, GPIO,
Graphics and Memory Ports, RCA and HDMI (Video), CSI, DSI, USB and Ethernet.

Inside the Internet

Inside the Internet delves into the technologies that go to make up the Internet.
The sheer scale of the Internet and its wide scale use from a simple home computer to a multinational company running thousands of computers connected to the Internet, could only be marvelled at 20 years ago.
With today's technologies enabling you to download music and talk in real time to your friends anywhere in the world, this important technology is here to stay!
Of all the things that the Internet offers probably your first encounter with the net will be made via the world wide web (WWW).
Explains with diagrams how the web works. Learn about key Internet technologies.
Includes chapters which explain the mystery of these technologies:- Routers, Backbone, Routers, IP Addresses, Backbone, Email, Usenet, Bluetooth, WiFi, World Wide Web, PDA, MP3, Mobile phone connection, FTP, Servers and Clients, Domain Name System, Internet Telephony, Modems, Satellite Connection, Telnet, FTP, Compression

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Simple Computer Storage

Simple Computer Storage

Simple Computer Storage introduces the main computer storage devices with clear graphics. Describes primary and secondary storage.
Introduces the main types of computer data storage.
Hard Disk.
Shows how the hard disk drive works with clear graphics.
Introduces the system memory found on a computers motherboard.
RAID drives.
Describes the purpose of RAID drives.
CD/DVD Drive.
Shows how CD/DVD drives works with clear graphics.
USB Memory Sticks.
Introduces the external USB type memory sticks.
Memory Cards.
Introduces the external Memory Cards.
A useful book for Computer Science K12.

First steps in Computing

First steps in Computing is the book for learning about a P.C.
Through graphics and short descriptions of the essential computer parts, pupils will gain a basic understanding of what all the computer peripherals will do.
First steps in Computing is the starting point for learning to use a computer.
First steps in Computing includes eight chapters that explain the function of the parts that go to make up a computer system.
The Introduction chapter introduces the computer system, at this stage the various peripherals are introduced.
The Computer
The Computer chapter covers the system tower describing the power and reset buttons.
The CD-ROM, DVD and floppy disk drive are covered. The computer connections on the rear are explained. The inside of the tower is shown allowing the motherboard and disk drives to be viewed.
The keys are shown and explained. The various combinations of keys to produce certain characters are covered.
Using the Mouse and clicking the buttons is central to using any computer, this chapter covers the Mouse and its use.
The CD ROM as a storage device is described, comparing its advantages over floppy disks.
Explains what a scanner does and how to scan a document.
The different types of modem are introduced and compared, covers dial up, cable and ADSL modems.
Windows A short guide to using Windows. Covers opening the Start menu and loading a program.

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Coding with Robot Arms

This book will show you how to program several virtual robotic arms. The book provides a step by step guide to coding a robotic arm. Describes all of the robotic arm parts. This book starts with a simple pick and place robot moving onto a rail guided robot. The book covers robotic arm welding. This book is based on Camboard Technology’s virtual robotic software and will be useful to students learning to program robotic arms in Computer Science.

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Coding in Logo

Coding in Logo is a book designed to help children learn about Logo and use this popular language to draw basic shapes and learn about coding.
Useful for Computer Science curriculums.
Coding in Logo will prove useful for guiding the pupil through drawing simple lines and basic shapes.
Coding in Logo covers the basic Logo style commands and also includes sections on procedures, variables and mathematical operators.
Coding in Logo guides the pupil through drawing shapes with the screen turtle.
Coding in Logo uses VR Logo for all logo coding.