ELEC4700

Advanced Computer Systems

10 Units

Introduces students to advanced concepts in computer architecture and design emphasing quantitative methods for performance evaluation. Topics include performance measures and cost, instruction set architecture, pipelining, instruction-level parallelism, caches, multiprocessors, interconnection networks, high speed printed circuit board design.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Availability

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Learning Outcomes

Introduces students to advanced concepts in computer architecture and design emphasing quantitative methods for performance evaluation. The students will also gain further experience in group learning through project work.

Content
  • performance measures and cost
  • instruction set principles
  • pipelining
  • instruction level parallelism
  • caches
  • multiprocessors
  • interconnection networks
  • high speed printed circuit board design
Assumed Knowledge ELEC3720
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - as per course handout
  • Examination: Formal - as per the University's timetable
  • Projects - Design project as per course outline
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ELEC4700
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