Computer Architecture

Computer Architecture
Hours: 3 0 3

Introduction to microcomputer, microprocessor register and ALU design, control unit design, instruction cycle, memory types and Read/Write cycles, memory mapping, address decoding, address decoder design, interrupts, polling, I/O devices interfacing, DMA, bus arbitration, introduction to RISC architecture.

Pre-requisites: EE221
Co-requisites: none

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course