NCIS303-Computer Architecture and Organization-JANJUN2022

This course covers basic topics about computer architecture and organization. The course provides the study of the structure, characteristics and operation of modern day computer systems including a basic background on the computers evolution, its design process and its internal characteristics which includes processor components, control unit architecture, memory organization and system organization. All internal components of a computer including processors, cache memories, random access memories, magnetic disks, optical memories and input/output connections are considered from an architectural perspective. Integer and floating point representation in arithmetic logic unit (ALU) with arithmetical operations areexpleained. Operating system principles and are also described.