Dr. Durant: CE-2930 Introduction to Computer Architecture

See the new version of this class, CE1921, for some information (e.g., readings) that was formerly posted here.

Practice Problems


Weekly lab details are available on the main course website. Most prelab assignments and in-lab activities will be conducted individually, but you are free to consult with other students and the professor on your assignment.

Lab Check-out Sheets


Quizzes will be given during the first 15 minutes of most lab periods. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped. No make-up quizzes will be given.

Final exam

The final exam will be given per the schedule that is published by the Registrar’s Office in approximately week 6. It may cover any of the learning objectives from the course, which are posted on the main course website. The exam will last 2 hours. No notes, books, calculators, etc. may be used on the final.


Labs 33 1/3%
Quizzes 33 1/3%
Final Exam 33 1/3%