94.305 Computer Architecture

Computer Architecture

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30806
Status Active

Examines the basic functional components of a computer system including the CPU, memory systems, and I/O systems. Each of these three areas will be developed in detail with a focus on the system design and component integration. Topics will include CPU control and ALU operation, computer timing, data address and I/O bus activity, addressing model, programmed and DMA I/O, and instruction sets and micro code. This course is for CS graduate students needing it to fulfill prerequisite requirements. It is not available to CS undergraduates without specific permission from the Undergraduate Coordinator.