Advanced Computer Systems

Course code ELEC4700Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Introduces students to advanced concepts in computer architecture and design emphasing quantitative methods for performance evaluation. Topics include performance measures and cost, instruction set architecture, pipelining, instruction-level parallelism, caches, multiprocessors, interconnection networks, high speed printed circuit board design.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesIntroduces students to advanced concepts in computer architecture and design emphasing quantitative methods for performance evaluation.
The students will also gain further experience in group learning through project work.
Content* performance measures and cost
* instruction set principles
* pipelining
* instruction level parallelism
* caches
* multiprocessors
* interconnection networks
* high speed printed circuit board design
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeELEC3720
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Practical
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignmentsas per course handout
Examination: Formalas per the University's timetable
ProjectsDesign project as per course outline
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ELEC4700