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. Pre-requisites: CS208, CS219. 3:0:3
Lecture, exercises, discussion, examples, reviews, and testing are used in concert to reinforce the important aspects and details of the course.
The student will understand:
1. Digital logic and digital systems.
2. Machine level representation of data.
3. Assembly-level machine organization.
4. Memory system organization and architecture.
5. Interfacing and communication.
6. Functional organization.
7. Multiprocessing and alternative architectures.
Exercises Ch2-3, 5a&b
Exercises Ch3-29, 37
Exercises Ch3a. 2a
Exercises Ch4-3, 13
Exercises 10 1 per question
Exercise answers are due the period after they are covered in class
1. Attendance: In accordance with the Park College Bulletin. Any absences must be cleared with the instructor prior to the missed class. If not cleared with the instructor, an unexcused absence will be recorded. Two unexcused absences requires a meeting with the Park College Administrator. Three unexcused absences will result in an automatic drop from the class with a final grade of "F".
2. Academic Honesty: Absolutely any cheating will be grounds for dismissal from the class and an automatic grade of "F". Any perception of cheating will be grounds for an investigation.
Session Topic Assignment (in addition to reading of the chapters)
1 Intro, Ch 1,
2 Ch 2 Exercises Ch2-3, 5a&b
3 Ch 2, Ch3 Exercises Ch3-29, 37
4 Ch 3, Ch4 Exercises Ch3a. 2a
5 Ch 4 Exercises Ch4-3, 13
6 Ch 5 Exercise Ch5-13
7 Ch 5/Review Study for midterm
9 Midterm review/Ch 6
10 Ch 6 Exercise 6-13
11 Ch 7 Exercise 7-11
12 Ch 8
13 Ch 9
14 Ch 10
15 Review for final
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 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 101
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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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