You may or may not have experience in doing your job with a computer.
However, computers are rapidly supplementing traditional methods of
preparing artwork and work intended for reproduction, and you will have to
interface with them at some point in your career. Not only is computer literacy
becoming a desirable in-service job skill, but it is an essential communications
skill in the civilian arena. Learn the vocabulary and learn your way around a
The material in this chapter enables you to do the following:
Identify the procedures to clean and inspect computer peripherals.
Identify hardware components.
Correctly install peripheral devices.
Select compatible hardware and software accessories.
Differentiate between hardware and software.
Continued on next page