Santa Clara University

Courses in Computer Engineering

Graduate Schedule of Classes

The following information is taken directly from the course availability system, and is usually more accurate than the printed copy of the schedule. If no results are shown then the schedule has not yet been posted or the system is down. Students can also use eCampus to search for classes.

 
Winter 2014: Graduate Engineering, School of Engineering
Subject Computer Engineering
Course COEN 210
Title Computer Architecture
Units (min/max) 4.00/4.00
Description Overview of computer structure and behavior. Register machine intructions and addressing: data types and storage organization, instruction format and sequencing, addressing modes, intruction sets. Processing unit. Instruction cycle. Pipelining. Control unit: hard-wired control unit, microprogrammed control unit. Micropragramming. Bit-slice devices. Input-output organization: interfacing, interrupts, direct memory access. Buses. Computer arithmetic: ALU design, arithmetic and branching conditions, multiplier design, floating-point numbers and operations. Memory: memory hierarchies, memory system considerations, memory interleaving, cache memories, virtual memories. RISC.
Course descriptions can also be found in the School of Engineering Bulletin, or on the Computer Engineering Web site.
Term Class Instructor(s) Meeting Days Meeting Times Location
Winter 2014 94911 Zaky,Amr M MW
07:10 AM-09:00 AM
ENGR 326

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