In this course, you’ll learn about what the main physical components of a computer are, why 0 and 1 are such important numbers within computing, how instruction set architecture (ISA) establishes communication between the hardware and software components of a computer, and more. Starting from understanding how a computer works to learning about data-level parallelism, this course will teach you computer architecture with a combination of lessons, articles, quizzes, problem sets, and projects. At the end of the course, you’ll be prompted to create your own CPU simulator in Python.
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Creating an Adder Circuit
Use your knowledge of logic gates to create a circuit that computes the sum of binary digits.
Ultra Super Calculation Computer
Create a simple calculator application in Python that uses a 32-bit Instruction Set Architecture that the student designs to read and execute binary instructions. It simulates the basic CPU function in the computer hierarchy.
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