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13E113AOR - Computer Architecture and Organization

Course specification
Course title Computer Architecture and Organization
Acronym 13E113AOR
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Electronics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition Fundamentals of Computer Engineering
The goal Introduce concepts of computer structure, and elements of processor architecture and organization, and structure of buses, input/output systems, and memory system.
The outcome By the end of this course, students will be able to understand: computer structure; elements of computer architecture and organization, structure of buses, input/output system, and memory system.
Contents
Contents of lectures Computer structure. Architecture. Programming model. Data types. Instruction formats. Addressing modes. Instruction set. Interrupt. Organization. Operation unit – direct interconnections and internal buses. Control unit – hardwired/microprogrammed realizations. Bus. Arbitration. Cycles. Input/output. Devices and device controllers. Programming. Virtual memory. Cache memory.
Contents of exercises Computer structure. Architecture. Programming model. Data types. Instruction formats. Addressing modes. Instruction set. Interrupt. Organization. Operation unit – direct interconnections and internal buses. Control unit – hardwired/microprogrammed realizations. Bus. Arbitration. Cycles. Input/output. Devices and device controllers. Programming. Virtual memory. Cache memory.
Literature
  1. J. Đorđević, Computer Architecture and Organization, http://rti.etf.bg.ac.rs/
  2. J. Đorđević, Computer Architecture and Organization, Collection of solved problems, http://rti.etf.bg.ac.rs/
  3. J. Đorđević, Computer Architecture and Organization, Materials for laboratory exercises, http://rti.etf.bg.ac.rs/
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 2 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises, laboratory exercises and project.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
Projects
Colloquia 30
Seminars 20