Computer Organization & Architecture - Jun 2015
Computer Engg (Semester 3)
TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Answer any one question from Q1 and Q2
1 (a) Differentiate between microprocessor and micro-controller.(6 marks) 1 (b) What is the need of coprocessor? How is it interface with CPU?(6 marks) 2 (a) What are the factors to be considered for processor level parallelism?(6 marks) 2 (b) Differentiate between RISC and CISC.(6 marks)
Answer any one question from Q3 and Q4
3 (a) Explain the design of multiplier control unit using Delay Element method.(6 marks) 3 (b) What is microprogrammed control unit design? Draw and explain basic structure of micro-programmed control unit.(7 marks) 4 (a) Write a short note on sequential ALU.(7 marks) 4 (b) Write and explain control sequence for ADD [R3], R1.(6 marks)
Answer any one question from Q5 and Q6
5 (a) Compare memory mapped I/O and IO mapped I/O.(4 marks) 5 (b) What are different types of bus interfaces? Explain in detail USB bus organization.(8 marks) 6 (a) Write a short note on Intel Nehalem memory organization.(6 marks) 6 (b) What is need of DMA ? How it works?(6 marks)
Write short notes on (any two):
7 (a) AMD Multicore Opteron(7 marks)
Answer any one question from Q7 and Q8
7 (b) IBM Cell Broadband Engine.(7 marks) 7 (c) Power PC.(7 marks) 8 (a) What do you mean by 64 bit architectures ? What are features of it?(6 marks) 8 (b) What are the features of IA-64 model?(7 marks)