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Computer organisation ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: C Avram

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)
Caulfield SA-02 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Topics include a revision of the fetch-execute cycle and assembler language, the features and capabilities of a modern operating system, data structures, file organisation, the database concept and the many different techniques for sharing different types of resources in a multi-user computer system. Students prepare a specialised type of computer program called a batch job or shell script and investigate the use of a microcomputer database management system to solve common business problems.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignments (2) 15% each: 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials/practicals per week

Prerequisites: CSE1200

Prohibitions: CFR1125, CFR1140, CFR1202, COT1140