CENG 355

Microprocessor-Based Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5

Processor organization: general-purpose and application-specific processors, datapath and control implementation, pipelining concepts. Memory organization: static and dynamic semiconductor memory, optical and magnetic memory, memory hierarchy and caches. I/O organization: physical and logic interfaces, interrupts and interrupt services routines, direct memory access (DMA), device drivers. Buses and protocols: bus signalling and arbitration, examples of modern buses, communications protocol concepts. Computer networking: network topologies, protocol stack, examples of modern networks.


Undergraduate course in Computer Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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