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Introduction to Computer System (2023)



This course provides students with general views of the basic computer system and essential knowledge in both hardware and software aspects of computer system. On the completion of this course, students will be fulfilled with knowledge and understanding of Computer organization.

Learning Goals

- to understand the fundamental hardware components that make up a computer’s hardware and the role of each of these component
- to understand the function of the system components, including CPU, motherboard, and system unit
- to identify types and characteristics of various peripherals, including storage and I/O
- to understand the difference between an operating system and an application program, and what each is used for in a computer
- to understand the role of an operating system
- to identify types of operating systems and utility software.

Course Operation Period

Period : September 1, 2023 ~ January 31, 2024

Course Level



Students should have a little experience on e-learning lectures.

Evaluation Standard

Evaluation Standard
Item Title Score(Rate) Implementing Week Method Remarks
Final Exam
Total 100

Summary of Curriculum

This course will teach the fundamentals of computer systems, number systems, computer codes, computer arithmetics, Boolean algebra, logic circuits, secondary storage device and computer software.

Textbook & References

• Textbook: Computer Fundamentals Concepts, Systems and Applications", Fourth Edition, By Pradeep K. Sinha . Priti Sinha
• Additional Reference: Computer Science An Overview, 11th Edition, By J. Glenn Brookshear

Professor Information

Gil-Dong Hong
Computer Engineer
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T.A. Information

Na-Ra Jang
Computer Engineer
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How to provide assistance for learners

What does this course cover specifically?

You can learn about various medical engineering fields such as anatomy, physiology, medical mechanical engineering, biomaterial engineering, electronic medical equipment, medical imaging, etc. and problem solving based on actual cases.

Do you have a separate course textbook?

Here are some basic and detailed books on this course: However, based on the weekly lecture data file, the contents of each unit are summarized. (Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Third Edition, John Enderle (ISBN: 0122386620), Elsevier Academic Press)

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