CPU architecture design; hardware/software interfaces; pipelining and instruction level parallelism; superscalar and VLIW architectures; modern memory and network systems; storage and I/O systems; mobile computing; architectural exploration.
This course includes proctored exams. Details are included in the course syllabus
This course can be applied toward:
ECE 251 (Introduction to Microprocessors) or equivalent with a C or better.
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Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface (Higher edition can be used), 5th Ed. (2014)
David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy