Intro to Computer Systems

Study Organiser

The study materials are divided into twelve chapters; one for each week except for weeks 5 and 6 which covers both Memory/Hamming and SECDED codes and week 7 which covers both System/Peripheral Expansions.

Chapter 1: Introduction and Number Systems

 

Chapter 2: System Basics

 

Chapter 3: Digital Logic and Boolean Algebra

 

Chapter 4: Processors

 

Chapters 5 and 6: Memory and Hamming/SECDED Codes

 

Chapter 7a: System Expansion

 

Chapter 7b: Peripheral Expansion

 

Chapter 8: Mass Storage

 

Chapter 9: Power Considerations

 

Chapter 10: Equipment Failure

 

Chapter 11: Systems and Software

 

Chapter 12: System Integration and Overview