Certificate course in computer hardware and peripheral

AMP Solutions
In Chandigarh

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  • Certificate
  • Chandigarh

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Where and when

Starts Location
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SCO 114-115, Level-2, Sector 34 A, CHANDIGARH, Punjab, India
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Course programme

Certificate course in computer hardware and peripheral

Semester - I

Basic Electronics

Development & Utilization of Electronics

Electricity, Polarity, Atom, Energy, Signal, Frequency, Voltage, Current & Power, Electronics Components

Passive Components

Resistors, Thermistor, LDH & VDR, Capacitor, Inductor, Magnet, Transformer, Ohm's Law, Farad'S Law, Lenz Law,

Current & Voltage Law

Semi-Conductor Devices

Introduction to Semi-Conductor, Type of Semi-Conductor, Active , PN Junctions or Diode, Characteristics of Diode, Type of Diode, Rectifier, Type of Rectifier, Filter Circuit, Transistor, History of Transistor, Biasing of Transistor, Transistor as an Amplifier, Transistor as an Switch, FET (Field Effect Transistor) Type of FET, Construction of the FET as an Amplifier, MOSFET (Metal Oxide Field Effect Transistor) MOSFET Applications, Type of MOSFET, Biasing MOSFET

Operational Amplifier and IC Packing Tech

Operational Amplifier, Introduction to Op-amp, 741 IC, Op-amp Varieties, Integrated Circuit (IC), IC packing Techniques, Type of IC


Introduction to Tranducers, Microphone, Type of Microphone, Speaker, Type of Speaker, Sensors, Working of Sensors, Type of Sensors

Power Electronics

Introduction to SCR, Construction of SCR, SCR Characteristics and rating, Two Transistor Analog, Basic Operation, Application, DIAC, Construction of DIAC, TRIAC, Construction of TRIAC, UJT, Construction of UJT, Checking of UJT, UJT as relazation Oscillator.


Introduction to Oscillator, Classification of Oscillator, LC Oscillator, Crystal Oscillator, Phase Shift Oscillator

Fundamental of Communications

Communication, Modulation & Demodulation, Type of Modulation, Amplitude Modulation (AM), Frequency Modulation (FM), Modern, Type of Modern, Connectivity of Modern

Switch, Relay and Fuse

Switch, Switch Contacts, Type of Switch, Relay, Arrangement of Relay, Types of Relay, Fuse, Type of Fuse

Cells and Battery

Cell, Dry & Wet Cells, Types of Cells, Battery, Type of Battery, Battery in a Series and Parallel

Tool used on Electronics

Digital Multi-meter, Analog Multi-meter, Soldering Iron, Soldering Wire, Disordering Wick, Flux, Soldering Iron Stand, File, Twizzer, Cutter, Wire Stripper, PCB Rubber, Small Pliers, Skew Driver Set, PCB (Printed Circuit Board)

Components with their Circuit Symbols

Symbols and function of all Components

Digital Electronics

Fundamentals of Digital Electronics

Introduction to Digital Electronics, Advantages & Disadvantages of digital Electronics, Analog issues in digital circuits, Digital circuits, Analog and digital circuits, Number System, Types of number system, What are Bit, Byte and Nibble?, Number system Conversions, BCD Number system

Logic Gates, Latch & Flip Flop

Logic gates, Types of logic gates, Universal Gates, Latch, Types of Latch, Flip-flop, Types of flip-flop

Arithmetic Circuits

Introduction to arithmetic circuits, Combinational Circuit, Sequential Circuit, Adders, Types, Subtractor, Types of subtractor

Multiplexer and De-Multiplexer

Multiplexer, Block Diagram of multiplexer, Types of Multiplexer, De-multiplexer, Types of De-multiplexer

Encoder/Decoder, Counters

Encoder, Decoder, Counters, Types of counter


Types of Register, SISO, SIPO, PISO, PIPO

Seven Segment Display

Introduction to Seven Segment Display, Concept and Visual Structure, Alphabetic Display, Character representations, How Seven-Segment Displays Work, LED

Logic Families

Introduction, Types of logic families, DL (Diode Logic), RTL (Resistor-Transistor Logic), DTL (Diode-Transistor Logic), TTL (Transistor-Transistor Logic), ECL, IIL ( I2L, or I2L or Integrated Injection Logic)


Introduction, Types of multivibrator, Astable multivibrator, Monostable Multivibrator, Bistable Multivibrator, 555 Timer IC, IIL ( I2L, or I2L or Integrated Injection Logic), CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor)


Introduction, What is a Chip?, Processor Architecture, History of the Microprocessor, Inside a Microprocessor, Intel 4004, Intel 8085 Microprocessor, The 80186, The 80286, The 80386, The 80486, Pentium 1, Pentium 2, Celeron, The Xeon Processor, The Itanium Processor, Pentium 3, Pentium 4, Notebook Pentium processors, Dual Core Processor, Other Processors, Cooling and over clocking, Instruction Set of 8085

PC Architecture & Peripherals (Part-I)

Introduction to Computers

What is computer, Block diagram of Computer, Main parts of the computer, Computer hardware, Details of all parts of the computer

Basic Guide to Computer

Some Beginning Terms, What makes a computer powerful?, Introduction to keyboard, Introduction to mouse, Turning On the computer, Turning Computer off or Shut down, Window Desktop, Menus and the menu bar, Windows Iconography, Where files live, The Three Kinds of Windows, The three states of a window, Specialized Menus in Windows, Window modifier keys, Creating an Shortcut, Creating Folders on Windows, Saving a file, Switching between programs, Text editing in Windows, Using the Arrow Keys, Selecting the text, Mouse Selection Tactics, Recovering from a Windows Crash / Freeze, Notes on the Results of a Find, Online help

Assembling & Dissembling of Computer

Inside the computer case, Precautions, Disassembly of a Computer, Assembly of the computer


Serial Port, Introduction to ports, Types of ports, Port Converts, Front view of computer, Back view of computer, Identification of Rear View Ports, PC Cables


Introduction to mouse, Types of mouse, Mechanical and opto-mechanical mouse, Optical mouse, USB mouse, Wireless Mouse, Interface of Mouse, Troubleshooting of Mouse


Introduction, General View of Keyboard, Type of Keyboard, Capacitive Keyboard, Membrane Keyboard, Interface of Keyboard, Troubleshooting of Keyboard, Keyboard Error


Introduction, Types of Scanner, Flatbed Scanner, Sheet-fed Scanner, Handheld Scanner, Drum Scanner, Troubleshooting of Scanner

Web Cameras and Digital Cameras

Introduction, Web Camera, Uses of Web Camera, Basic Idea what you need, Advance features, Interface of Web Camera, Troubleshooting of Web camera, Interface of Web camera, Digital camera, Understanding the Basics, Construction of Digital Camera, Storage of digital Camera, Review of Digital Camera, Interface of Digital Camera, Troubleshooting of digital camera, Web Camera


Introduction, Printer technology, Printer Characteristics, Categories of Printer, Impact Printer, Non-Impact Printer, Impact vs. Non-Impact Printer, Dot matrix Printer, Main parts of DMP, Construction and working of DMP, Advantages and Disadvantages of DMP, Troubleshooting of DMP, Inkjet Printer, Construction of Inkjet Printer, Advantages and Disadvantages of Inkjet printer, Troubleshooting of Inkjet printer, Laser Printer, Construction of Laser Printer, Advantages of Laser printer, Cleaning Process of laser Printer, Troubleshooting of laser printer, Interface of printer

Cards Study and Diagnostics

Expansion slot, Types of slots:- ISA, EISA, MCA, PCI, PCMCIA, AGP, AMR, CNR, Expansion Cards, Interface card (ATA / Bluetooth / EIDE / IDE / Parallel / RISC / SCSI /Serial / USB), Modem, MPEG Decoder, Network Card, Sound Card, Video Card, Video capture card, Riser Card, Wireless NIC, Debug Card, EISA

Motherboard Study

Introduction, History of Motherboard, Overview of Motherboard, Main functions of the Motherboard, Types of Motherboard, PC XT Motherboard, Main Components, Layout, PC AT Motherboard, Layout, Main Parts of the PC AT Motherboard, Baby AT Motherboard, Identification of baby AT motherboard, Main Parts, Layout, PC ATX Motherboard, Layout, Features of PC XT motherboard, Mini ATX, Micro ATX, LPX & Mini LPX Motherboard, Flex ATX Motherboard, NLX motherboard, BTX Motherboard, Pentium Motherboard, Main Parts, Socket used by Intel's processor in the Motherboards, Troubleshooting of Motherboard


Introduction, Purpose of storage, Types of memory: Primary Memory and Secondary Memory, Tertiary and database storage, Network Storage, What is RAM and ROM, RAM, Types of RAM, ROM, Types of ROM, Cache Memory

Floppy Disk Drive & Hard Disk Drive

Introduction Floppy disk, Parts of Floppy Disk, How Floppy Disk Works, Floppy Disk Drive, Construction and Operation, Troubleshooting, Hard Disk Drives, Components of Hard Disk, Hard Disk Operational Overview, Troubleshooting


Introduction CD, CD-ROM Drive, Dissembling of CD-ROM


PC Architecture & Peripherals (Part-II)

Power Supply

Introduction, Functional concepts, Working principle of power supply, Features of Power Supply, Sections of SMPS :( Input, Switching, Control, Protection, Output) Cold checking of SMPS, Working detail, Connecting the power supply, Troubleshooting of SMPS

Monitor Study

Study of MDA, CGA, VGA in details, Picture tubes, Resolution, Pixels, Band-Width, Study of Monochrome, Monitor Principle : (Measurements, Testing, Troubleshooting), Study of Color Monitor : (Principle, Measurements, Testing, Study with CRO, Fault finding and their identification, Study of faults in details with flow charts ), Study of LCD Monitor: (Introduction to LCD, Working principle, Testing, Measurement, Fault Finding

Laptop Study

Introduction, Laptop Vs. Desktop Computer, Touchpad (Mouse): (Moving the cursor, Selecting an Object, Selecting and moving the object, Double clicking an object), Keyboard, Processor, Laptop Heat Sink and Fan, Memory and Storage, GPU, LCD, Sound Card, Power Supplies, Front View of Laptop, Back View of Laptop, Left Side View of Laptop, Right Side View of Laptop, Bottom View of Laptop, Ports of the laptop, Assembling and Dissembling of Laptop

Wi-Fi Devices

the term ‘Wi-Fi', Uses, Basics of Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi in gaming, Building a Wireless Network, Technical information: (Wi-Fi: How it Works, Channels), Advantages of Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet), Disadvantages of Wi-Fi, WAP (Wireless access point), Wireless Router, Wireless Ethernet Bridge, Rage Extender, DIY Range Optimizations, Long Range Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi and its support by operating systems, Wi-Fi vs. amateur radio, Blue tooth : (Working of Bluetooth, Problems, Why is it called Bluetooth, How Bluetooth creates a connection, How Bluetooth operates, Blue tooth Pinconts

Flexible transmission, Bluetooth security)

Preventive Maintenance

Introduction, Meaning of Preventive Maintenance, Value of Preventive Maintenance, Automating Preventive Maintenance, System care: protecting your PC, General system care: (Environmental care factors, Ambient temperature and acclimation, Humidity, Dirty environments, Tobacco and Silicon Don't Mix, EMI (Electromagnetic Interference), Cooling and Ventilation care factors, Internal Air Flow, Component Cooling, External Ventilation, Power Care Factors : (Power Problem Protection, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Care of Specific Components, System Care, Motherboard and System Devices, The Processor, System Memory, Video Cards, Monitors, Hard Disk Drives, Floppy Disk Drives, CDROM Drives, Peripheral I/O : (Keyboards, Mouse, Floppy Disks, Tapes, CD), Data loss and Virus Prevention : (Data problem prevention, Preventing data loss ad system problem at shutdown, Dealing with a "Hung" PC, Child proofing Your data, Cleaning of HDD, Cleaning of FDD, Defragmentation, Virus), Laptop maintenance Tips


Introduction, What BIOS Does, Booting the computer, Configuring the BIOS, Updating your BIOS, BIOS Setup


Introduction, Types of Viruses, Background on viruses, Virus Hoaxes, Who Writes Viruses... and Why?, Virus Infection Mechanisms and Prevention, "Digital Hygiene", Infection by Floppy Disk (or Other Removable Media), Infection Over PC Networks, Infection Via the Internet, Infection Through Software Installation, Virus Scanning and Antivirus Software, Symptoms of Virus Infection, Viruses in Memory, and the Importance of the Clean Boot Floppy, Types of Scanners and Other Antivirus Software Protection, False Positives and False Negatives, Virus Definition Files, Virus Removal and Recovery, Deciding on an Antivirus Software Plan, Cell phone Virus, How They Spread, The Damage Done, Protecting Your Phone

Operating System

Introduction to Operating Systems

Introduction, What does operating system do., Types of operating system, Examples

Introduction to DOS

Introduction, Need of DOS, Installation Guide, BIOS, POST, MBR, DOS Boot process, DOS Commands, Internal Commands, External Commands

Partitioning & Formatting

Disk Partitioning, Purpose, PC BIOS partition types, Partition Schemes, Disk formatting, How to format

Windows 98/95

Introduction, Minimum system requirements, Installation of Windows 98, Getting started with Windows 98, Launching programs, Settings, Customizing the desktop, Windows 98 utilities, Windows 98 second edition, Windows 98 error codes

All about Windows 2000

Introduction, Minimum system requirements, Installation of Windows 2000, Windows 2000 features, Windows 2000 network support, Tips & Tricks for windows 2000

Windows XP

Introduction, Minimum system requirement, Installing Windows XP, eatures of Windows XP, Maintenance of windows XP, Windows XP tips & Tricks

Windows Vista

Introduction, Hardware requirements, Installation of windows vista, Features of Windows vista, New and upgraded applications, Security & Safety

Various Software Installations

Office 2000 Installation, Office XP installation, Adobe reader installation, Winzip Installation, Windows media player installation

Internet Study

Introduction, Reasons to use internet, What is browser, Working with Mail, Yahoo mail, Gmail, Rediffmail etc...., Searching, Downloading, Chatting, Sending E-cards

Using MS office

MS word, MS excel, MS power point, MS Access


Understanding Network

Introduction to networks, Computer network basic terms, Uses of networks, Types of networks, Characteristics of a installing a Network, Advantages of networking, Disadvantages of networking, Topology, 5-4-3 Rule

Transmission Media

Introduction, Characteristics of transmission media, Types of transmission media: Guided, Unguided, Cabling technique, Comparing media types, Making own network cable

Networking Hardware

What is network Hardware?, File servers, Workstations, Lan Card/NIC, Nodes, Hub, Switch, Bridges, Routers, Repeaters, Modem

Network Protocols

Introduction to network protocols, Internet work, History of Networking, Internetworking Challenges, Protocols, OSI Reference Model, TCP/IP model

IP Addressing

Introduction, IP terminology, Network Address, Broadcast address, Network Addressing, Network Address range

Peer-to-Peer Networks

Introduction, Selecting and configuring Network protocols, Windows LAN Protocols, TCP/IP issues, Private IP Address Ranges, Setting up the Peer-to-peer network, Creating Windows Workgroups, Enabling File and Printer Sharing, Sharing Files and Printers, Sharing Hard Drive, Remote Desktop Sharing

Network Operating system

What is NOS, Windows 2000 server, Features, Editions, System Requirement, Windows Server 2003, Overview, Improvements over 2000 server, Editions, New Features, Windows Server 2008 Server, Features, Server Core, Linux, Comparing LINUX with Windows, Features

Windows 2003 Server

Introduction, Editions, System requirements, Local Users & Groups, Active Directory, Domain Structure, Directory & file Security, Managing Permissions, DHCP server, DNS Terminal Services, Telnet

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