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: ENGR 015 , CPSC 031 , or CPSC 035
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Spring 2023. Delano.
Fall 2023. Delano.
Catalog chapter: Engineering
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/engineering
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