ECE331 Hardware Organization and Design

Undergraduate Course, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2018

An introduction to computer architecture and hardware design.
Topics include computer abstractions and technology, performance evaluation, instruction set architectures, computer arithmetic, pipelining, memory systems, and interfacing.
Laboratory assignments will include the use of hardware description languages, machine languages and assembly languages. State-of-the-art computer simulation tools are used as part of the course.