192.121 Foundations of Computer and Communication Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Course evaluation

Properties

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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

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

Subject of course

The following topics are covered:

  • 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:

  • Lectures in the lecture hall.
  • Exercise sheets (have to be solved at home).
  • Discussion of the exercise sheets in exercise groups will be done in the lecture hall.
  • Three tests (Paper-Tests in a ClosedBook format in the lecture hall). The best two tests are counting, and not each test own its own has to be positive.

All lectures and exercises will be recorded and the recordings will be provided in the TUWEL course.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

Preliminary meeting: Wednesday, March 2nd 2022, 7:15p.m. - 9:00p.m., Informatik-Hörsaal (Treitlstraße 3). The preliminary meeting will be recorded.

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

  • Lecture time (22 hours)
  • Written exams (6 hours)
  • Presentation of homework exercises (10 hours)
  • Preperation of homework (19 hours)
  • Post processing of lectures and preperation of exams (18 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

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed19:00 - 21:0002.03.2022 - 15.06.2022Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon14:00 - 16:0007.03.2022 - 20.06.2022GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Foundations of Computer and Communication Systems - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed02.03.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon07.03.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon14.03.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon21.03.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed23.03.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon28.03.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon04.04.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed06.04.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon25.04.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed27.04.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon02.05.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon09.05.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed11.05.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon16.05.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon23.05.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon30.05.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed01.06.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon13.06.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed15.06.202219:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon20.06.202214:00 - 16:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture

Examination modalities

  • Solved exrcises
  • Three paper-tests (Closed Book in presence), the best two tests count

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed19:00 - 21:0006.07.2022Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF writtenno application-Ersatztest
Wed19:00 - 21:0003.05.2023GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF writtenno application-1. Test
Wed19:00 - 21:0003.05.2023Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF writtenno application-1. Test
Wed19:00 - 21:0021.06.2023GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF writtenno application-2. Test
Wed19:00 - 21:0021.06.2023Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF writtenno application-2. Test
Wed19:00 - 21:0005.07.2023Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF writtenno application-Ersatztest

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.02.2022 10:00 07.03.2022 18:00 07.03.2022 18:00

Registration modalities

This course is exclusively for students of the program 045 006 "Digital Skills". Registrations with a different code unfortunately will be rejected.

Please also note that you have to successfully finished both, the STEOP in your main program and the course  "Foundations fo programming and algorithms".

Precondition

The student must have at least 1 of the course(s) completed listed below:

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
045 006 Digital Skills STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

German