Preliminary ECS154B Class Outline

Lecture   Topic                                    Chapter      Date
1 Introduction, History & Technology Chapter 1 Apr 4 2 Technology Apr 6 Disc Overview of Processor Design/Performance Chapter 1 Apr 7 3 Performance Chapter 1 Apr 11 4 Digital Logic Review, Instruction Sets Notes Apr 13 Disc Quiz Apr 14 5 Instruction Sets, MIPS Overview Chapter 2 Apr 18 6 Example Machine Design Notes Apr 20 Disc Quiz Apr 21 7 Single/Multi Cycle MIPS Notes, Chap 4 Apr 25 8 Multicycle MIPS, Microcode Appendix D Apr 27 Disc Quiz Apr 28 9 Pipelining Chapter 4 May 2 10 Pipelining Chapter 4 May 4 Disc MIDTERM May 5 11 Exceptions Chapter 4 May 9 12 Advanced pipelining May 11 Disc Quiz May 12 13 Advanced pipelining Chapter 4 May 16 14 Advanced topics Chapter 4 May 18 Disc Quiz May 19 15 Memory Heirarchy Chapter 5 May 23 16 Memory Heirarchy Chapter 5 May 25 Disc Quiz May 26 17 Memory Heirarchy Chapter 5 May 30 18 Multiprocessors Chapter 6 Jun 1 Disc Multiprocessors Chapter 6 Jun 2 19 Quiz Jun 6 20 Multiprocessors/Review Chapter 6 Jun 8 Final: Wednesday, June 14, 10:30 A.M.