CS 220 Computer Architecture
S1QQ 2006 HIZ
Stromberg, Richard C.
Senior Instructor/Adjunct Facility
Hill AFB, UT
Anytime via email or work number
09 Jan 2006 - 05 Mar 2006
4:30 - 7:15 PM
Textbook: The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software, An Information Technology Approach, Third Edition, Englander, John Wiley and Sons, 2003.
Course Description: The student will learn about the various hardware components of a computer system. Course topics include: data representation, number systems, Boolean algebra, combinational logic, sequential logic, CPU layout, registers, adders, buses, and memory devices. Prerequisites: CS208, CS219. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lecture, discussion, individual work, cooperative work, quizzes and examinations. The facilitator will randomly select students to display and discuss assigned work.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Examinations
Grading: MidTerm Exam 50%
Final Exam 50%
Late Submission of Course Materials: The instructor will not accept assignments late unless for documented, excused reasons. Unexcused reasons for assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class participation is expected; students are expected to come to all classes and be on time. Roll will be checked at each class meeting. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (e.g. illness, TDY) are excusable; however the student is expected to make up the missed class work.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Date Chapter Topic
09 Jan 1 Computer Systems
2 Number Systems
16 Jan S.1 An Intro to Digital Computer Logic
23 Jan 3 Data Formats
4 Representing Integer Data
30 Jan 5 MidTerm Exam, Floating Point Numbers
06 Feb 7 The CPU and Memory
S.2 Instruction Addressing Modes
13 Feb 8 CPU and Memory: Design, Implementation and Enhancement
20 Feb 10 Computer Peripherals
27 Feb 11 Final Exam, Modern Computer Systems, Clusters and Networks
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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