Introduction to Computer Systems
This first Computer Course does not assume any background in the subject.
Computer Organization & Architecture – Design for Performance, 9th edition, William Stallings, Prentice Hall – Pearson.
We will be using material from the first thirteen Chapters. However the rest can be used for subsequent courses on Computer Logic and Computer Architecture
10% course work 90% examination
Notes 1 Notes 2 Additional Notes3
The textbook has a website WilliamStallings.com/ComputerOrganization from where there is available a variety of useful resources. My notes will include a considerable amount of material from this website and some additional material where there are differences in the syllabus from the material in the textbook.
Coursework for Semester 1
This will be explained further on during the semester
Tutorial No 1 Tutorial No 2 Tutorial No 3 Tutorial 3 Soln
Using Stallings online page at williamstallings.com/COA/Animation/Links.html