Electrical Engineering

ECE3242Computer Architecture4 ch (3C 3*L)

Important aspects of computer architecture will be covered with a unifying theme of computer system performance. Topics include computer evolution, system busses, main memory, cache memory, memory management, CPU structure, CPU pipelining, superscalar processors, reduced instruction set computers, 64-bit processors, and parallel processing architectures.

Prerequisite: ECE 2215,  ECE 3221 or CMPE 3221 .