Von Neumann Architecture of Digital Computer Organization

Course Number: BS-2016
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Robert J. Scoff, P.E.
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Overview

In Von Neumann Architecture of Digital Computer Organization, you'll learn ...

  • How von Neumann Architecture computers are organized
  • How instruction words are used
  • What is a Program Control Counter
  • What is meant by the address of a word in memory

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 19 pages

This course explains how most of the computers built in the world today work. The concept of a machine that will work in a sequential order that depends upon specific instructions that are stored in a memory of a machine is explained in a manner that is easy to understand and appreciate. The idea that words in a memory can be used for both instructions and data has made possible the technology revolution of the computer industry.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • How von Neumann Architecture computers are organized
  • How instruction words are used
  • What is a Program Control Counter
  • What is meant by the address of a word in memory
  • How does a computer find a specific word, or address, in memory
  • Why a timing device is necessary in a von Neumann computer
  • How does information get into and out of a computer
  • What language does a computer use, and why

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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