Topic outline

  • General description

    Computer Architecture 1 aim to acquaint the student with evolution of processor design of modern processors, its performance calculation, instruction set design and execution. In addition, the student will know the memory types in modern computers and how it is related to the computer performance. In particular the student will be able to: 1. Study of top down computer structure and functions 2. Understand the performance of processor 3. Develop assembly programs and understand its execution 4. Study the mapping technics of cache/main memories 5. Be familiar with arithmetic operations in processors