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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Computer Architecture

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and NPTEL via Swayam

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This is an introductory computer architecture course for beginners. We will start out with a discussion on binary representations, and a discussion on number systems (1's complement and 2's complement). Then, the course will move on to discuss assembly languages, and computer arithmetic. Once, we are done with the fundamentals, we shall look at the design of a simple processor, concepts of pipelining, and the design of a modern memory system.  


PRE-REQUISITES

C programming

INTENDED AUDIENCE

2 nd year UG students 

Syllabus

Week

 

Lessons/Topics 1 Introduction to Computing 2 Number Systems 3 Floating Point Numbers 4 Assembly Language – I 5 Assembly Language – II 6 Algorithms for Binary Addition 7 Algorithms for Multiplication and Division 8 Processor Design 9 Pipelining – I 10 Pipelining – II 11 Memory Systems – Caches 12 Virtual Memory

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