Subject description - A7B14SAP

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A7B14SAP Computer Structures and Architectures
Roles:P Extent of teaching:2+2c
Department:13114 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:6
Tutors:  Semester:L


Digital computer units and their structure, function and hardware implementation: ALU, control unit, memory system, inputs, outputs, data storage and transfer.

Course outlines:

1. Computer organization, units and their interface.
2. Data, storage and processing.
3. Representation of negative numbers, fix-point and floating point numbers
4. Logic functions, combinatorial components, gate level design.
5. Sequential components structure, description and realization.
6. Typical computer combinatorial and sequential components
7. Arithmetic operation realization.
8. Memory structures and construction principles
9. Computer memory system.
10. Input-output components, buses and communication.
11. Instruction set architecture and machine code.
12. Instruction cycle.
13. Control units.
14. CISC and RISC type processors

Exercises outline:

1. Number systems and conversions.
2. Representation of negative numbers and arithmetic operations.
3. Fix point and floating point numbers.
4. Combinatorial components design (gate level)
5. Sequential components realization
6. Logical circuits implementation I 7.Logical circuits implementation II
8. Arithmetic operations hardware realization
9. Memories.
10. Simple processor structure and machine code
11. Machine code design
12. Machine code debugging
13. . Assessment


1. Gajski, D. D.: Principles of Digital Design. Prentice-Hall International, Inc. 1997
2. Friedman, A. D., Menon, P. R.: Theory & Design of Switching Circuits. Computer Science Press, Inc., USA, 1975
3. Sasao, T.: SWITCHING THEORY FOR LOGIC SYNTHESIS. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA, ISBN 0-7923-8456-3, 1999
4. McCluskey, E.J.: LOGIC DESIGN PRICIPLES. Prentice-Hall, USA, ISBN 0-13-539768-5, 1986



Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPSTM_BO Common courses P 1
BPSTMWM Web and Multimedia P 1
BPSTMSI Software Engineering P 1
BPSTMMI Manager Informatics P 1
BPSTMIS Intelligent Systems P 1

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