Computer Architecture II

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Computer Architecture II

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    Systems Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Computer Architecture I

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    48
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION ? COURSE CATALOG
    From a functional point of view, this course comprises the description of the components of a computer and its peripherals, doing emphasis in the differences between various types of architectures.

    BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES: text book, other supplemental materials
    Computer organization and architecture: designing for performance STALLINGS, W.
    Logic and computer design fundamentals MANO, M. M. y KIME, C. R.

    COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • To explain how each component of a computational system is integrated to the total system.
    • To explain the functioning of the data transfer system.
    • To explain the functioning of the data storage system.
    • To explain the functioning of the data processing system.
    • To explain the functioning of the control system.
    • To design a basic data transfer system.
    • To design a basic data storage system.
    • To design a basic data processing system.
    • To design a basic control system.
    • To explain the fundamental elements of the different computer architectures.
    • To simulate logic circuits using HDL tools.

    TOPICS COVERED
    • Introduction
    • Performance
    • Instruction Set Architecture
    • Datapath and Control
    • Pipelining
    • Memory
    • Peripheral