CSC 414: Digital System Design

Offered Under: B.Sc. in Computer Science (CSC)
Description

Advanced techniques in the design of digital systems. Design of memory subsystems using SRAM and DRAM; PLA design; Microoperations: Inter-register transfer, arithmetic operations, logic operations, shift operations; Design of various components of a computer: ALU, control unit (hardwired, microprogrammed); Computer bus standards; Design of a computer; Digital Systems in control, communication and instrumentation.



Course Type Major
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):
  • Understand the foundational concepts of microprocessor organization, design and operations
  • Understand the design of merry subsystems and the memory hierarchy.


Grading Policy:

Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00