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Computer Architecture

by: Nick Rowe

Computer Architecture CS 25000

Nick Rowe
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This 6 page Class Notes was uploaded by Nick Rowe on Saturday September 19, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to CS 25000 at Purdue University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 8 views. For similar materials see /class/208100/cs-25000-purdue-university in ComputerScienence at Purdue University.

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Date Created: 09/19/15
PURDUE 08250 Computer Architecture Midterm Review Prof Chris Clifton February 28 2007 Grading 10 Written assignments equally weighted lowest score dro ed 33 Labs equally weighted lowest score dropped 16 Midterm Exam 5 Project 1 12 Project2 22 Final Exam 2 Evaluation of instructors based on in classlab contributions discussions and overall performance 2525 spring mm Digital Hardware Transistors RTL and TTL logic Recognizeconstruct basic gates Gates Andorxornot Schematic representation Multiinput andor FlipFlops Recognizeunderstand feedback circuits Construct simple circuits eg SR latch 08250 Spring 2007 Digital Logic Truth Table Karnaugh Map Boolean Algebra Basic properties DeMorgan s Theorem Understanding Feedback Clocked Circuits 08250 Spring 2007 Data Representation Binary Hex Decimal Integer Representations Unsigned Approaches to signed Implications for arithmetic Character Representations ASCII chart might be handy IEEE Floating Point ltsigngt x 2lt8 bi eXP emgt39127 x 1lt23bit mantissagt Recognizing in Memory Dump 08250 Spring 2007 Processor Organization Von Neumann Architecture Processormemory Stored Program Computer 39 CPU Register ALU controller Microcode Processor modes protection 08250 Spring 2007 CPU ALU Operations Registers Banks windows special purpose Instruction processing FetchExecute Cycle Pipelines Instruction Set Arithmetic Logical Memory Control Flow Floating Point Processor Control 08250 Spring 2007 Assembly Language Instruction format Labe Instruction Operands Register Immediate Memory Addressing Modes Specified vs Computed Register Registeroffset Direct vs Indirect 08250 Spring 2007 Assembly Language cont Flow of control Branch vs jump Conditional branches and condition codes Subroutines Argument passing Function results Return address handling 08250 Spring 2007 Assembly Language cont Data Data vs code sections Alignment issues Macros 08250 Spring 2007 Memory Types of memory hardware issues Static vs dynamic ram Performance characteristics Addressing Processor vs Memory word How this affects alignment Memory Controller Banks interleaving 08250 Spring 2007 Midterm Hints Open BookOpen Note No electronic aids Time will be tight You won t be able to look everything up need to know it Don t get stuck do what you know well first If something doesn39t make sense speak up Read last year s midterm at the web site 08250 Spring 2007


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