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CMIS 310
Computer Systems and Architecture

Section: 7981
Syllabus

Spring, 2019
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March 18
through
May 12

Subject: CMIS 310 -

Schedule

Date
Meeting
Tuesdays
Topics
Readings
Null & Lobur
Assignments
Due Date
Week 1
3.18-3.24
3.19
Introductions
Computer Arithmetic
Data Representation
Chapters
1 and 2
Discussion
Homework 1
3.24
h1
Week 2
3.25-3.31
3.26
Boolean Algebra
Digital Logic
Chapter 3
Discussion
Homework 2
3.31
h2
Week 3
4.1-4.7
4.2
Organization of the CPU and Memory Chapter 4
Discussion
Homework 3
4.7
h3
Week 4
4.8-4.14
4.9
Instructional Set Architecture Chapter 5
Discussion
Homework 4
4.14
h4
Week 5
4.15-4.21
4.16
Memory System Concepts Chapter 6
Discussion
Homework 5
4.21
h5
Week 6
4.22-4.28
4.23
Input/Output
Storage Systems
Chapter 7
Discussion
Homework 6
4.28
h6
Week 7
4.29-5.5
4.30
System Software
CPU Design
RISC vs CISC
Chapters 8 and 9
Discussion
Homework 7
5.5
h7
Week 8
5.6-5.12
5.7
Performance Measurement
Research Paper
Chapter 10
Discussion`
Computer Architecture Paper
5.12
p

Assignments:

Assignment
Weight
Due Date
Code
Homework 1
10%
3.24
h1
Homework 2
10% 3.31
h2
Homework 3
10% 4.7
h3
Homework 4
10% 4.14
h4
Homework 5
10% 4.21
h5
Homework 6
10% 4.28
h6
Homework 7
10% 5.5
h7
Paper
20%
5.12
p
Weekly Discussons
10%

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Welcome to our course

Some additional references:


Dr. Nicholas Duchon
University of Maryland University College
Phone: 540-338-7120
e-mail: nduchon@verizon.net

Last updated: Apr 15, 2019