Computer Hardware
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Course code
IFI6072.DT
old course code
IFI6072
Course title in Estonian
Arvutiriistvara
Course title in English
Computer Hardware
ECTS credits
3.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
In this course students will get to know basic knowledge of computer hardware and related terminology. Also the studet will know basic characteristics of hardware components.
Brief description of the course
Digital logic: Principles of mathematics, combinational circuits and sequential circuits. Processor: fetch-decode-execute cycle, structure, RISC and CISC processors, cache, pipeline. Computer memory: classification, hierarhy, technologies, memory organization, static and dynamic memories. Microcomputer hardware: architecture, buses, data transfer, microprocessor supporting components. Input/output devices: keyboard, printers, monitors, mouse, AD and DA converters, sound card. Special hardware: realization, application area.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to design logic circuits;
- is able to compare different processor architectures;
- is able to analyze exhange of information in microcomputer;
- is familar with the different computer memorys;
- knows different computer pheripherals.
Teacher
Teet Evartson
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