185.A74 Fundamentals of Computer Engineering for Business Informatics This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able

  • to solve sample calculations (number systems, memory hierarchy, networks)
  • to analyze small assembly programs
  • to understand digital circuits
  • to decode commands in a simple Datapath
  • understand pipelining examples

Subject of course

  • Computer architecture
  • Representation of numbers in computers
  • Boolean algebra and digital electronics
  • Addressing modes, instruction sets and pipelining
  • Memory hierarchy design
  • Input, output and peripheral devices
  • Computer networks
  • System software

Teaching methods

Used methodes:

  • Recorded lectures (via ZOOM-Meeting)
  • Exercise sheets (have to be solved at home)
  • Discussion of the exercise sheets in exercise groups. Will be done via ZOOM. All ZOOM sessions will be recorded.
  • Three tests (TUWEL-Tests in a OpenBook format and supervised over ZOOM-Meetings). The best two tests are counting, and not each test own its own has to be positive.

All ZOOM sessions (lectures and exercises) will be recorded and the recordings will be provided in the TUWEL course.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Preliminary meeting and first lecture: Wednesday, March 5th 2021, 1:15p.m. - 3:00p.m., ZOOM-Meeting

Workload estimation (ECTS breakdown): 75 hours = 3 ECTS

  • Lecture time (20 hours)
  • Written exams (6 hours)
  • Presentation of homework exercises (10 hours)
  • Preperation of homework (20 hours)
  • Post processing of lectures and preperation of exams (19 hours)

All information, course material and the assignments for the homework exercises will be provided in the TUWEL-course related to this course.

For further questions please contact: tgiwi-gck@list.tuwien.ac.at

Please ignore the reservation of the GM1-AudiMax! At the moment we are not using the lecture hall because of distance learning.



Course dates

Tue18:00 - 20:0002.03.2021 - 27.04.2021GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri13:00 - 15:0005.03.2021 - 18.06.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)Lecture
Tue18:00 - 20:0023.03.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)1. Exercise Meeting
Tue18:00 - 20:0020.04.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)2. Exercise Meeting
Tue18:00 - 20:0004.05.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)1. TUWEL-Test
Tue18:00 - 20:0011.05.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)3. Exercise Meeting
Tue18:00 - 20:0001.06.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)4. Exercise Meeting
Tue18:00 - 20:0015.06.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)5. Exercise Meeting
Tue18:00 - 20:0022.06.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)2. TUWEL-Test
Tue18:00 - 20:0006.07.2021 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)3. TUWEL-Test (Replacement Test)
Fundamentals of Computer Engineering for Business Informatics - Single appointments
Tue02.03.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri05.03.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue09.03.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri12.03.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue16.03.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri19.03.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue23.03.202118:00 - 20:00 ZOOM-Meeting1. Exercise Meeting
Tue23.03.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri26.03.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue13.04.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri16.04.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue20.04.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Tue20.04.202118:00 - 20:00 ZOOM-Meeting2. Exercise Meeting
Fri23.04.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue27.04.202118:00 - 20:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Fri30.04.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue04.05.202118:00 - 20:00 ZOOM-Meeting1. TUWEL-Test
Fri07.05.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture
Tue11.05.202118:00 - 20:00 ZOOM-Meeting3. Exercise Meeting
Fri21.05.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM-MeetingLecture

Examination modalities

  • Solved exrcises
  • Three TUWEL-tests (OpenBook format and over ZOOM supervised), the best two tests count

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.02.2021 10:00 08.03.2021 12:00 08.03.2021 12:00

Registration modalities

Course registration is mandatory to attend the class.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 526 Business Informatics 2. Semestertrue
Course belongs to the introductory and orientation phase ("Studieneingangs- und Orientierungsphase")


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge