CS2071 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE INTELLIGENT CONTROL Syllabus | Anna University | Regulation 2008 | (Applicable to the students admitted from the Academic year 2008 – 2009 onwards)


CS2071 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE L T P C
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UNIT I INSTRUCTION SET ARCHITECTURE 9
Introduction to computer architecture - Review of digital design – Instructions and addressing –
procedures and data – assembly language programs – instruction set variations
UNIT II ARITHMETIC/LOGIC UNIT 9
Number representation – design of adders – design of simple ALUs – design of Multipliers and
dividers – design of floating point arithmetic unit
UNIT III DATA PATH AND CONTROL 9
Instruction execution steps – control unit synthesis – microprogramming – pipelining – pipeline
performance
UNIT IV MEMORY SYSTEM 9
Main Memory concepts – types of memory – cache memory organization – secondary storage –
virtual memory – paging
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UNIT V I/O AND INTERFACES 9
I/O devices – I/O programming – polling – interrupts – DMA – buses – links – interfacing – context
switching – threads and multithreading
L = 45 T = 15 TOTAL : 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. B. Parhami, “Computer Architecture”, Oxford University Press, 2005.
2. Carl Hamacher, Zvonko Vranesic and Safwat Zaky, “Computer Organization”, Fifth
Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2002.
REFERENCES:
1. David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, “Computer Organization and Design: The
Hardware/Software interface”, Third Edition, Elsevier, 2004.
2. William Stallings, “Computer Organization and Architecture – Designing for Performance”,
Seventh Edition, Pearson Education, 2006.
3. Miles Murdocca “Computers Architecture and Organization An Integrated approach”, Wiley
India pvt Ltd, 2007
4. John D. Carpinelli, “Computer systems organization and Architecture”,
Pearson Education, 2001.









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