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.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

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 or via ZOOM.
  • 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 1st 2023, 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 - 21:0001.03.2023 - 24.05.2023Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon16:00 - 18:0006.03.2023 - 12.06.2023GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed19:00 - 21:0017.05.2023FAV Hörsaal 1 Helmut Veith - INF Übung 3
Wed19:00 - 21:0031.05.2023FAV Hörsaal 1 Helmut Veith - INF Übung 4
Wed19:00 - 21:0014.06.2023FAV Hörsaal 1 Helmut Veith - INF Übung 5
Mon18:00 - 20:0019.06.2023Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Repetitorium für Test 2
Foundations of Computer and Communication Systems - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed01.03.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon06.03.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed08.03.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon13.03.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed15.03.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon20.03.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed22.03.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon27.03.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed29.03.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon17.04.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed19.04.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon24.04.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed26.04.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed03.05.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon08.05.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed10.05.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Mon15.05.202316:00 - 18:00GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed17.05.202319:00 - 21:00Informatikhörsaal - ARCH-INF Lecture
Wed17.05.202319:00 - 21:00FAV Hörsaal 1 Helmut Veith - INF Übung 3
Mon22.05.202316:00 - 18:00GM 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
Wed18:00 - 20:0019.06.2024EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT writtenno application-2. Test
Wed18:00 - 20:0003.07.2024FAV Hörsaal 1 Helmut Veith - INF writtenno application-3. Test
Wed18:00 - 20:0007.05.2025EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT writtenno application-1. Test
Wed16:00 - 18:0018.06.2025EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT writtenno application-2. Test
Wed18:00 - 20:0002.07.2025EI 11 Geodäsie HS - INF writtenno application-3. Test

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
13.02.2023 10:00 07.03.2023 12:00 07.03.2023 12:00

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 CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
045 006 Digital Skills MandatorySTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

German