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ECE 611: Advanced Microprocessors

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Covers principles of advanced 32-bit and 64-bit microprocessors. Includes microprocessor structure and architecture, pipeline hazards, instruction-level parallelism, superscalar and superpipelined execution, thread-level parallelism; and RISC principles and advantages. Offers examples of RISC-type microprocessors. Studies in detail Intel IA-32, Intel and HP IA-64, and Motorola M68000 families.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

ECE 511 or permission of instructor.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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