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Computer Architecture - ELEC3608

Year - 2018

This unit of study explores the design of a computer system at the architectural and digital logic level. Topics covered include instruction sets, computer arithmetic, performance evaluation, datapath design, pipelining, memory hierarchies including caches and virtual memory, I/O devices, and bus-based I/O systems. Students will design a pipelined reduced instruction set processor.

Classes
Lectures, Tutorials, Project Work - own time

Assessment
Through semester assessment (40%) and Final Exam (60%)

Assumed knowledge
ELEC3607. Knowledge of microprocessor systems (embedded systems architecture, design methodology, interfacing and programming) is required.

Pre-requisites

ELEC2602

Details

Faculty: Engineering and Information Technologies

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Electrical and Information Engineering
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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