Computer Systems

COS10004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2018 teaching periods

Hawthorn
Higher Ed.  Semester 2
30 Jul 1828 Oct 18
Results: 4 Dec 18
 
Last self enrolment: 12 Aug 18
Census: 31 Aug 18
Last withdraw without fail: 14 Sep 18

Aims and objectives

Students will become familiar with the design, programming, operation, and design constraints of computing hardware.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this Unit will be able to:
1. Read and write assembly language programs for a simple microcomputer.
2. Identify the hardware components of a computer and the functions they perform.
3. Describe the overall behaviour of compilers, assemblers, linkers and interpreters.
4. Argue some of the trade-offs between hardware and software that occur in computer
system design.