Some of the application areas of computer are banking, education, industries, entertainments, hospitals, data processing etc. This note provide us an information about application areas of computer.
The various application areas of computer are described below:
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 or are made available online for access from anywhere around the world. The CAL (Computer Aided Learning), CAI (Computer Aided Instruction), multiple choice examination paper, result processing are done through internet.
In the recent years, students who struggle with college assignments are seen hiring experts from the web to help them with their studies. There are applications where one can pay for programming homework entrusting someone who will do it professionally and fast.
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.
Different types of entertainment fields such as multimedia, film making with animation, graphics, audio and visual design are done with the help of computer.
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.
All the types of data processing like as word, data, salary, income tax, database processing etc. are processed through computer.
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.
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.
Computers are used in the different fields of advertisement such as business advertisement, film advertisement, education advertisement etc.
E-mail, e-fax, internet etc. are computer based communications. The computer and Internet integration is the backbone of recent communication.
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.
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.
Computers are used for front desk management, preparing trial balance sheet, documentation etc. in hotel management.
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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