CS311 Computer Architecture

Spring 2019

TEXT

Computer Organization and Design, Patterson and Hennessy, 5th edition

OBJECTIVE:

The objective of this course is to give you a basic understanding of the components of computer hardware and how they interact. Design decisions for any component of a computer are based on a variety of issues: circuitry constraints, efficiency, effects on other components. We will examine all of these issues as we follow the construction of a simple computer which implements the MIPS assembly language.

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OUTCOMES:

Resources

  1. Fast Carry Powerpoint Example
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HOMEWORKS:

  1. Homework 1. Due Jan. 23
  2. Homework 2. Due Jan. 30
  3. Homework 3. Due Feb. 6
  4. Homework 4. Due Feb. 22

PROJECTS

  1. Project 1
  2. . Due Feb. 11

EXAM REVIEWS

  1. Exam 1 Review