CISC 3315 Digital Computer Systems

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory; 4 1/2 credits

Functional components of computer systems: registers, counters, coders, multiplexers. Data representation. Memory, register, and bus transfer operations. Basic computer organization and design. Central processor organization. Hardwired and microprogrammed control units. Bus structures. Arithmetic logic units. Memory and I/O organization. Laboratory experiments on computer operations. Design of a digital computer system. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3305 [27].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 4 or 1341 [4.1]; and 2210 [11].


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