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HarveyMuddX: Computer Architecture

This course in computer architecture will take you from an understanding of digital design using combinational logic and synchronous sequential building blocks to building your own single-cycle multicycle, and pipelined microprocessors.

Computer Architecture
14 weeks
7–12 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
Optional upgrade available

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Starts Apr 17

About this course

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Microprocessors are an incredibly useful tool because they are cheap, flexible, and allow you to control physical systems in powerful ways. In this class, you will learn to build microprocessors as well as to program and build systems from them.

At a glance

  • Institution: HarveyMuddX
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    This courses assumes you have taken ENGR85A or an equivalent course on Digital Design covering combinational and sequential logic design, Verilog, and building blocks such as multiplexers, ALUs, and memories. It assumes you have the lab kit from ENGR85A (Syllabus -> Hardware and Software Requirements).

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills:Combinational Logic, Computer Architecture, Digital Design

What you'll learn

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By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Write simple programs in C and assembly language
  • Build embedded systems involving software and hardware
  • Design single-cycle, multicycle, and pipelined microprocessors

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