San José State University
College of Engineering/Computer Engineering Department
CMPE 240 – Advanced Computer Design, Section 1
(Graduate Level Core Course)

Fall 2017

Welcome to CMPE 240: Advanced Computer Design. On this homepage, you will find the course description, course learning outcomes, and other resources to help you succeed in this course.

Course Catalog Description
Architecture of a computing system including system bus, memory subsystems and peripherals.  Unidirectional and bidirectional bus architectures; SRAM, SDRAM and FLASH memories and their interfaces with the system bus.  Design of DMA, interrupt controller, transmitter/receiver, timers, display adapter, A/D and D/A converters and other system peripherals and their bus interfaces. Prerequisite: CMPE 180-90 or instructor consent.



Course Materials

Lecture Note 1

Lecture Note 2

Lecture Note 3

Lecture Note 4

Sample Project




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