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Computer Organization

Semester :  III

Course Code : 18CS34

CIE Marks : 40                       SEE Marks : 60




Basic Structure of Computers: Basic Operational Concepts, Bus Structures, Performance – Processor Clock, Basic Performance Equation, Clock Rate, Performance Measurement.
Machine Instructions and Programs: Memory Location and Addresses, Memory Operations, Instructions and Instruction Sequencing, Addressing Modes, Assembly Language, Basic Input and Output Operations, Stacks and Queues, Subroutines, Additional Instructions, Encoding of Machine Instructions
Textbook 1: Chapter1 – 1.3, 1.4, 1.6 (1.6.1-1.6.4, 1.6.7),
Chapter2 – 2.2 to 2.10 RBT: L1, L2, L3


Input/Output Organization: Accessing I/O Devices, Interrupts – Interrupt Hardware, Direct Memory Access, Buses, Interface Circuits, Standard I/O Interfaces – PCI Bus, SCSI Bus, USB.
Textbook 1: Chapter4 – 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7
RBT: L1, L2, L3


Memory System: Basic Concepts, Semiconductor RAM Memories, Read Only Memories, Speed, Size, and Cost, Cache Memories – Mapping Functions, Replacement Algorithms, Performance Considerations.
Textbook 1: Chapter5 – 5.1 to 5.4, 5.5 (5.5.1, 5.5.2), 5.6 RBT: L1, L2, L3


Arithmetic: Numbers, Arithmetic Operations and Characters, Addition and Subtraction of Signed Numbers, Design of Fast Adders, Multiplication of Positive Numbers, Signed Operand Multiplication, Fast Multiplication, Integer Division.
Text book 1: Chapter2-2.1, Chapter6 – 6.1 to 6.6 RBT: L1, L2, L3


Basic Processing Unit: Some Fundamental Concepts, Execution of a Complete Instruction, Multiple Bus Organization, Hard-wired Control, Micro programmed Control.
Pipelining: Basic concepts of pipelining,
Textbook 1: Chapter7, Chapter8 – 8.1
RBT: L1, L2, L3

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