Jun 19, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CSC 2600 - Computer Organization


4 cr. 5 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of computer organization and architecture and to relate these to contemporary computer design issues. After a brief review of the basic digital components used, the steps that a designer would go through in the design of an elementary systems are covered followed by a discussion of the organization and design of the central processing unit (CPU) and various control system implementations. The input/output and memory subsystems are included as is a brief discussion of multiprocessing systems, pipelining and virtual memory. Students registering for this course must also register for the accompanying lab course.

Prerequisite(s): CSC 1650 .



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