May 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

ECE 260 Fundamentals of Computer Engineering

Spring Semester

An introduction to the design and operation of digital computers, including information representation, logic design, integrated circuits, register transfer description, basic computer organization and machine-level programming. The relationship between software and hardware is stressed. Topics include fundamentals of computer architecture, computer arithmetic and digital logic, memory system organization and architecture, interfacing and communication, device subsystems, machine level representation of data, assembly level machine organization, functional organization, multiprocessing, and alternative architectures. 3 lecture hours. 3 laboratory hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in ECE 220 .

4 credit hours