2016/2017, Semester 1
School of Computing (Computer Science)
Modular Credits: 4
Understand the fundamentals of computing device.
Understand the data representation for common data types.
Appreciate the idea of how computation can be expressed as digital logic function and realized as digital circuit.
Understand the instruction execution cycle.
Understand the program execution lifecycle (edit, link, load, execute).
Understand the role of the major components in a typical computer (CPU, Memory, I/O) and the interaction between them.
CS1010 or its equivalent
Lectures - 3 hours a week
Tutorial - 1 hour a week
Lab - 1 hour a week
CS1104 or Students from Department of ECE
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week