### GE6151 - COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

GE6151 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  LPTC
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OBJECTIVES: The students should be made to:
• Learn the organization of a digital computer.
• Be exposed to the number systems.
• Learn to think logically and write pseudo code or draw flow charts for problems.
• Be exposed to the syntax of C.
• Be familiar with programming in C.
• Learn to use arrays, strings, functions, pointers, structures and unions in C.

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.

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

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
• Design C Programs for problems.
• Write and execute C programs for simple applications

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Anita Goel and Ajay Mittal, “Computer Fundamentals and Programming in C”, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., Pearson Education in South Asia, 2011.
2. Pradip Dey, Manas Ghosh, “Fundamentals of Computing and Programming in C”, First Edition, Oxford University Press, 2009.
3. Yashavant P. Kanetkar. “Let Us C”, BPB Publications, 2011.

REFERENCES
1. Byron S Gottfried, “Programming with C”, Schaum‟s Outlines, Second Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2006.
2. Dromey R.G., “How to Solve it by Computer”, Pearson Education, Fourth Reprint, 2007.
3. Kernighan,B.W and Ritchie,D.M, “The C Programming language”, Second Edition, Pearson Education, 2006.