The Brain of the Computer

Topics Covered

  • What is a processor?
  • Clock Speed
  • Data Transfer
  • Conduction
  • Thermal Equilibrium

Hard Drives

Where the computer stores data

Topics Covered

  • Reading Data
  • Writing Data
  • Hard Drive Components
  • Faraday's Law
  • Lorentz Forces

Graphics Cards

Dictates how well a computer can handle multiple tasks at once

Topics Covered

  • Graphics Cards VS Processors
  • Power consumption
  • Cost of powering a graphics card
  • Convection Currents

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Memory that can be quickly read/written by the processor

Topics Covered

  • The Birth of Software
  • Advantages of Random Access Memory
  • Cathode Ray Tubes
  • Magnetic Fields and Current
  • Excited Particles

Power Supply Units

How the computer powers its different components

Topics Covered

  • The purpose of a power supply unit
  • Step down transformers
  • Induced magnetic fields
  • Induced current
  • Electric circuit components


Work Cited

Sources I used to get information.