CSE471: Computer Design and Organization

Catalog Description: CPU instruction addressing models, CPU structure and functions, computer arithmetic and logic unit, register transfer level design, hardware and microprogram control, memory hierarchy design and organization, I/O and system components interconnection. Laboratory project involves design and simulation of an instruction set processor.

Prerequisites: CSE 370; CSE 378.
Credits: 4.0
ABET Outcomes:
This course contributes to the following ABET outcomes:
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

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