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CPE 315. Computer Architecture. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: CSC/CPE 102 and CSC/CPE 103, or CSC/CPE 202 and CSC/CPE 203; and one of the following: CSC 225, CPE/EE 229, or CPE/EE 233.

In-depth study of the instruction set architecture and hardware design of a specific CPU. Introduction to pipelines, input/output and multi-processors. Computer abstractions and performance measurement. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory.