Computer Organization and Architecture - May 2013
Computer Engineering (Semester 4)
TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks. 1 (a)
Explain different instruction formats with suitable examples.(10 marks) 1 (b) Explain the following terms:
(i) Computer Organization
(ii) Computer architecture
(v) SP(10 marks) 2 (a) Explain instruction cycle with interrupt execution in detail. (10 marks) 2 (b) Compare and explain static and dynamic data flow computers. (10 marks) 3 (a) Explain IEEE-754 formats.(10 marks) 3 (b) Explain different cache memory mapping techniques with example. (10 marks) 4 (a) Explain micro programmed control unit in detail.(10 marks) 4 (b) Explain 6-stage instruction execution with pipelined processor. (10 marks) 5 (a) Explain types of memory based on the hierarchy of speed and size.(10 marks) 5 (b) Define I/O module. State the difference between programmable and non-programmable devices with suitable example. (10 marks) 6 (a) Compare RISC and CISC processor.(10 marks) 6 (b) Explain interleaved memory with low-level and high-level interleaving.(10 marks)
Write short notes on (any four)
7 (a) RAID Memory(5 marks) 7 (b) Booth's Algorithm(5 marks) 7 (c) MIMD and SIMD(5 marks) 7 (d) Paging and Segmentation(5 marks) 7 (e) Page Replacement Algorithm(5 marks)