CS 3740: Computer Organization

Spring 2017 - Homework 5

Due Monday, May 15, 2017

You may email a plain text, MS Word or PDF document to the instructor with subject line "cs3740,hwk5", or turn in a hardcopy. (If handwritten, please write neatly. Hardcopies submitted only during class time.)

This is an individual assignment. All work must be your own. You should not look at any other student's work (in whole or in part, on paper or on screen), nor allow anyone else to look at yours, during the course of this assignment.

Unless specified otherwise, all questions are from "The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, 4th Ed." by Null and Lobur. They are exercises, not review questions.

  1. Chapter 7, Exercise #4.

  2. Chapter 7, Exercise #5.

  3. Chapter 7, Exercise #7.

  4. Chapter 7, Exercise #8.

  5. Chapter 7, Exercise #10.

  6. Chapter 7, Exercise #14.

  7. Chapter 7, Exercise #17.

  8. Chapter 7, Exercise #29, parts a and b.

  9. Chapter 7, Exercise #30.

  10. Chapter 7, Exercise #32. (Added 5/10 - use the data transfer rate specified in #32, even though figure 7.15 gives a different value for data transfer rate. Pull from figure 7.15 any missing numbers, not identified in #32, that you need to figure out the answer.)

  11. Chapter 7, Exercise #48.