In this unit, the student will study the
process of designing a simple Central Processing Unit.
The student should be able to design a simple CPU
starting from the instruction set.
| || To describe the CPU design process.
| || To explain data-path design and compare
alternative implementation of datapaths.
| || To describe the generation of control signals
using hardwired and microprogrammed implementations.
| || To describe the basic interface between the CPU and memory.
| || To describe the design of instruction formats of
a given instruction set.