Note on Applications of Computer

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The various application areas of computer are described below:

  1. Banking and Financial company:

    Computers are used in bank for electronic money transfer, voucher, ledger, bank sheet, etc. different systems are used in Financial Company such as ATM (Automatic Teller Machine), EFTS (Electronic Fund Transfer System) etc which is computer based systems for customer services provided by banks.

  2. Education:

    Computer is a very effective tool which can be used for teaching and learning, result processing, student data processing, question preparation, handouts and note preparation, etc and also online education. Many universities provide online education through internet. The learning materials are packed in CD-ROM with interactive multimedia. The CAL (Computer Aided Learning), CAI (Computer Aided Instruction), multiple choice examination paper, result processing are done through internet.

  3. Industries:

    Industrial research, budgeting, process control, all are computer based. The robotics are also computer based. Nowadays robots are used in complicated industrial process which is dangerous for human. CAD (Computer Aided Design) is used in manufacture sector to design model of electrical, electronics, mechanical models of machines and it is more popular among architect engineers also. CAM (Computer Aided Manufacture) and CADMPT (Computer Aided Design, Process, Manufacture and Testing) are also more popular terms in industries.

  4. Entertainments:

    Different types of entertainment fields such as multimedia, film making with animation, graphics, audio and visual design are done with the help of computer.

  5. Hospital:

    The research in health is done with the help of computer. It is applied to medicine, surgery and research. The multimedia kits for surgeon are also available to learn surgery on virtual patients. The concept of expert system is also introduced in computer system which is a computer program designed to operate at the level of expert in particular field.

  6. Data processing:

    All the types of data processing like as word, data, salary, income tax, database processing etc. are processed through computer.

  7. Science and Engineering:

    For every branch of engineering, computer is considered as a strong tool like civil, electrical and computer to aeronautic, ceramics, chemical and leather technology. the study of electric circuit, motherboard, building models, machine designs and models are taught very effectively through computers.

  8. Offices:

    Computers are used in small offices as well as large offices. It is used for preparing reports, storing/deleting reports, updating reports etc. Most of the offices use word processing package, spreadsheet package, graphics package, presentation package, database package etc.

  9. Advertisement:

    Computers are used in the different fields of advertisement such as business advertisement, film advertisement, education advertisement etc.

  10. Communications:

    E-mail, e-fax, internet etc. are computer based communications. The computer and Internet integration is the backbone of recent communication.

  11. Library:

    Computer software is used for management of library. It is used for keeping the records of book, updating book records, and records of books issued or submitted. The computerized system enables to know whether a given book is issued or not.

  12. Weather Forecasting:

    Computer programs are used for weather forecasting. The past and the present data help to predict the climate. Nowadays, it is used for research in the field of metro-logy.

  13. Hotel management:

    Computers are used for front desk management, preparing trial balance sheet, documentation etc. in hotel management.

  • Some of the application areas of computer are banking, education, industries, entertainments, hospitals, data processing etc.
  • Computer is a very effective tool which can be used for teaching and learning, result processing, student data processing, question preparation, handouts and note preparation etc. and also online education.
  • Different types of entertainment fields such as multimedia, film making with animation, graphics, audio and visual design are done with the help of computer.
  • All the types of data processing like as word, data, salary, income tax, database processing etc. are processed through computer.
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Very Short Questions

Four applications of computer are:

  • Education
  • Banking
  • Offices
  • Entertainment

In the field of education, computers are used for teaching and learning process as well to keep records related to different educational sectors.
Computers are used in offices to prepare different kinds of documents also keep the records of staff.

Computers are basic components for banking industry. Computers are used in bank for electronic money transfer, voucher, ledger, bank sheet etc. different systems are used in Financial Company such as ATM (Automatic Telling Machine), EFTS (Electronic Fund Transfer System) etc. which is computer based systems for customer services provided by banks.

Computer can play a significant role for education. The process of learning and teaching can be simplified by using computers. Using multimedia will enhance learning ability of the children and is much easier to manage for teacher.

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  • Which of the following is the application field of computer?

    Education
    Communication
    All of above
    Business
  • What do you mean by animation?

    It is the sequence of graphics displayed over the time.
    It is series of image in the computer.
    It is the sequence of images or frames that is displayed over time.
    It is the collection of image.
  • What is the full form of ATM?

    Automatic Transfer Machine
    Any Time Money
    Automatic Teller Machine
    Automatic Telling Machine
  • The correct full form of CAI is :

    Computer Aided Information
    None of them
    Computer Aided Instruction
    Computer And Instruction
  • The full form of EFTS is ___________

    Electronic Fund Transfer System
    Electric Fund Technical System
    Electronic Fund Technical Machine
    Electric Fund Transfer System
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