CS410 - Computer System Design
Basic principles of System Design: system components in simple system;
Building blocks for Computer Systems; CPU, Storage, I/O, Multimedia devices
The hardware-software interface, Hardware features influenced by software
Specifications of the performance of a system.
How to effectively utilize the strength of a component to get improvement in
Testing systems for performance.
Computing with distributed resources.
Basic principles of system integration, when building larger systems.
1. Wayne Hendrix Wolf, "Computers as Components: Principles of Embedded
Computer Systems Design", Academic Press 2001.
2. Vincent P. Heuring and Harry F. Jordan, "Computer Systems Design and
Architecture", Pearson Education Asia, 2001.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036
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