DAT 2343 - Architecture

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DAT2343 - Computer Architecture

Winter (January - April) 2000 :

Instructor: Prof. Ian! D. Allen
E-mail: idallen@freenet.carleton.ca
Office: Woodroffe B222B
Phone: x7075 (send email instead)

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Final Exam - Winter 2000

This is a list of topics that are covered on the Final Exam.  This list is not exhaustive; it merely indicates that the given topics are on the exam. 

Basic HEX and BINARY arithmetic

Effects of arithmetic on the Standard Flags

Conversions among bases: HEX, BINARY, Decimal

The Instruction Cycle

Memory: Virtual, Bank Switched, circuits for using Memory Enable

Port I/O vs. DMA I/O

Basic Intel Machine Architecture and Registers

Basic Intel Assembler Programming

.com vs. .exe program structure

Intel DEBUG DUMP analysis (program tracing)

Hardware and Software Interrupt tracing

Disk DUMP Analysis: Boot Sector, Directory entries

There is nothing related to the LMC or LMC programming on the exam.  (You know how to use a real assembler and real machine now!)

Calculators are permitted during the final exam.  Yes.

I teach only two sections of this course:

Section 030 - Tuesday and Thursday 12noon-2pm (Day)
Section 521 - Tuesday and Thursday 7pm-9:00pm (Night)

See my schedule for details.

For other sections of DAT2343 please refer to:

Prof. Alan Pinck (Course Developer) Home Page

On Working "together" on Assignments

Share your ideas, not your solutions or source code.  For details, see: Plagiarism.


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