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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Jan 22, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ENGR 025. Principles of Computer Architecture

(Cross-listed as CPSC 052 )
This course covers the physical and logical design of a computer. Topics include current microprocessors, CPU design, RISC and CISC, pipelining, superscalar processing, caching, virtual memory, assembly and machine language, and multiprocessors. Labs cover performance analysis via simulation and microprocessor design using CAD tools.
Prerequisite: One of ENGR 015B  , CPSC 031 , CPSC 035 .
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: Engineering  
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