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EDA431 - Digital systems and computer engineering
Owner: TITEA
6,0 Credits (ECTS 9)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 0735 - Computer engineering

Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0103 Examination 3,0 c Grading: TH   1,5 c 1,5 c   02 Jun 2004 pm V,  17 Jan 2004 pm V,  19 Aug 2004 pm V
0203 Laboratory 3,0 c Grading: UG   1,5 c 1,5 c    

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EDA430   Digital systems and computer engineering

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To give basic knowledge and overiews needed for further indepth studies in the areas of digital techniques and computer engineering.


Introduction to
- fundamental elements and concepts of digital techniques and computer engineering
- combinational and sequential networks
- the traditional computer as a synchronously working digital machine
- its instruction executing way of processing and communicating with surroundings
- binary coding of data and instructions
- the formation of an assembly language and writing programs therein
- relations between control structures in conventional high-level languages and structures of assembly instructions
- Case study: Pentium4


Lectures, exercises and laboratory exercises.


Johnson, Larsson & Arebrink: Grundläggande digital- och datorteknik, del 1 - Digital teknik.
Larsson & Arebrink: Grundläggande digital- och datorteknik, del 2 - Datorteknik.
Arebrink, Johansson, Snedsböl: Arbetsbok för DigiFlex, ISBN: 91-89280-13-X
Johansson, Snedsböl: Arbetsbok för MC6809, ISBN: 91-89280-16-4


Written exams and passed laborative exercises.

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