Syllabus

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. біотехнічних систем

Architecture PC

syllabus

1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 16. Хімічна та біоінженерія 163. Біомедична інженерія (бакалавр) 2 4

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Тимків Павло Олександрович
Academic degree Cand. Sc.
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the department
Е-mail (in the domain tntu.edu.ua)

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 32
Practical classes: 0
Laboratory classes: 16

Amount of hours for individual work: 28
ECTS credits: 3
Teaching language english
Form of final examination credit
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university https://dl.tntu.edu.ua/bounce.php?course=4971

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

The purpose of the study of the discipline: the acquisition of students theoretical knowledge and practical skills in working with the hardware part of personal computers, understanding the principles of the PC, the interaction of its components.

Tasks of the discipline: the study of the principle of action, functional and schematic basis, constructive, operational characteristics of various components that are part of the structure of modern personal computers.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

Prerequisites. List of disciplines, or knowledge and skills, possession of which students needed (training requirements) for successful discipline assimilation

Higher Mathematics, Physics

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Systems of calculation. Binary, hexadecimal, decimal number system. Boolean algebra. Arithmetic operations with integers. Arithmetic operations with fractional numbers.
The concept of information. Units of measurement of information. The concept of information and entropy. Elementary logic: YES / NO. An elementary memory cell. Units of measurement of information.
Encoding systems (ASCII, Unicode, UTF). Files Structure of information in computing systems. Files File names. Folders The structure of the folders. Encoding systems.
Operative and permanent memory. Information carriers. Memory. Permanent memory. Information carriers. File systems. RAM. The structure of the RAM of the PC.
The motherboard structure, its main elements. Motherboard as the main component of the PC. Major parts of the motherboard. Sockets, banks, expansion slots. Motherboard power circuitry. Form factors and standard sizes.
Central processor, northern and southern bridges. CPU: features, structure, main types and characteristics. Cache memory. Northern Bridge: features, structure, main types and characteristics. Southern Bridge: features, structure, main types and characteristics. Modern processor architecture, multi-core processors. CPU and APU.
Data Trunks. The concept of a data bus. Main characteristics of the data bus. Parallel and serial data bus networks. Internal and external data bus buses.
Storage devices. The notion of file systems. Storage devices. Hard Drives: Work Principle, Key Features. HDD and SSD. Optical Drives: CD, DVD, BlueRay. File systems.
Power supply. Power supplies: Types and form factors, main characteristics of power supplies. Basic circuit design and design solutions in modern power supply units.
Basic input / output system. Primary downloader. Basic I / O: basic functions. Types of BIOS carriers: PROM, EPROM, EEPROM, FlashBIOS. Primary downloader. Self-test Hardware and software settings for BIOS and CMOS.
Devices for entering information. Keyboard: Structure, Types. Mouse "Manipulator": structure, types. Trackball Touch screens. Custom Graphic Input Tools.
Video Controllers. Videocontrols: structure, main functions. Drink video controllers. Graphic processors.
Peripherals I / O information. Devices of information output. Input devices: scanners, tuners.
Interaction of the hardware and software components of the PC. The concept of operating systems. The relationship between the primary boot loader, the BIOS, the hard drive and the operating system. Drivers
Computer networks. Network card as an input / output device. Types and basic features of the network cards. Leading (LAN), Wireless (WLAN) Local and Global Computer Networks. Topology of networks and network equipment that provides it. Network switches, hubs, gateways, modems, routers.
High-performance computing systems. Their architecture.
The concept of High Performance Computing. The main types of high-performance computing systems. Distributed computing systems. Clusters The concept of HPC. A modern personal supercomputer. Using the GPU for HPC. NVidia CUDA Technology.

Practical classes (topics)

Conversion of numbers from the system of calculus with the basis k to the decimal system
Encoding information
Processor Identification
Researching and obtaining information about the chipset using various programs.
Getting information about the system board and its resources
Collection and upgrading of computers
BIOS Setup
PC diagnostics using software and utilities

Laboratory classes (topics)

Conversion of numbers from the system of calculus with the basis k to the decimal system
Encoding information
Processor Identification
Researching and obtaining information about the chipset using various programs.
Getting information about the system board and its resources
Collection and upgrading of computers
BIOS Setup
PC diagnostics using software and utilities

Learning materials and resources

Татенбаум Э АРХІТЕКТУРА КОМПЬЮТЕРА. / Э. Татенбаум. – С.Петербург.- ПИТЕР.- 2003.
Злобін Г.Г. Архітектура та апаратне забезпечення ПЕОМ / Г.Г. Злобін, Р.Є. Рикалюк. – К.:Каравела, 2006 .– 304 с.
Маєвський О.В. Будова та експлуатація ПК:Конспект лекцій.Ч.2 .-Вид. 2-ге, доп./ О.В.Маєвський, О.В.Мацюк, І.З. Смакула. Тернопіль:ПМП "РОМС-К", 2007. – 367 с.
Пресс Б. Ремонт и модернизация ПК. Библия пользователя .Пер. с англ./ Б.Прес. –К.-М.:Диалектика,1997 .– 672

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Module 1 – 40 points:
10 points – test,
30 points – lab works.
Module 2 – 35 points:
10 points – test,
25 points – lab works.
Form of final control – max 25 points


Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
VNZ
(100 points)
National
(4 points)
ECTS
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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