Computer Organization and Architecture

Course Name: 

Computer Organisation And Architecture (CO200)


B.Tech (CSE)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Logical organization of computers; Processor basics, CPU organization, Data Representation, Instruction Sets, Data path design, Fixed Point arithmetic, ALU design, Control design: Basic concepts, Micro programmed Control & hardwired; Introduction to parallel processing: Principles of pipeline and vector processing. Multiprocessor architectures and programming.


1. J.P.Hayes, "Computer Architecture and organization", Third Edition, McGraw Hill, 1998.
2. Hwang and Briggs, "Computer Architecture and parallel processing", McGraw Hill, 1985.
3. David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, "Computer Organization and Design", Third Edition, Morgan Kaufmann Publication.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Alwyn Roshan Pais
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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