Programming for Problem Solving (3110003)   Old Code : 2110003

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction to computer and programming
Introduction, Basic block diagram and functions of various components of computer, Concepts of Hardware and software, Types of software, Compiler and interpreter, Concepts of Machine level, Assembly level and high level programming, Flowcharts and Algorithms
5
11 %
2
Fundamentals of C
Features of C language, structure of C Program, comments, header files, data types, constants and variables, operators, expressions, evaluation of expressions, type conversion, precedence and associativity, I/O functions
4
9 %
3
Control structure in C
Simple statements, Decision making statements, Looping statements, Nesting of control structures, break and continue, goto statement
5
11 %
4
Array & String
Concepts of array, one and two dimensional arrays, declaration and initialization of arrays, string, string storage, Built-instring functions
6
13 %
5
Functions
Concepts of user defined functions, prototypes, definition of function, parameters, parameter passing, calling a function, recursive function, Macros, Pre-processing
5
11 %
6
Recursion
Recursion, as a different way of solving problems. Example programs, such as Finding Factorial, Fibonacci series, Ackerman function etc. Quick sort or Merge sort.
4
9 %
7
Pointers
Basics of pointers, pointer to pointer, pointer and array, pointer to array, array to pointer, function returning pointer
4
9 %
8
Structure
Basics of structure, structure members, accessing structure members, nested structures, array of structures, structure and functions, structures and pointers
4
9 %
9
Dynamic memory allocation
Introduction to Dynamic memory allocation, malloc, calloc
4
9 %
10
File management
Introduction to file management and its functions
4
9 %