Course Support Materials
Solutions manual and project manual: Available at Prentice Hall Website for this book Go here for Prentice Hall instructor support Websites for my other books.
Project Support: This document describes support available to instructors for assigning projects to students.
Computer Science Student Resource Site: Help and advice for the long-suffering, overworked student.
Figures: On-line copies of figures from the book in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.
Tables: On-line copies of tables from the book in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.
PowerPoint Slides: The "official" set of slides commissioned for use specifically with this book. Developed by Adrian J Pullin of Liverpool Hope University College.
Course Notes: A detailed set of notes in PDF format suitable for student handout or for use as viewgraphs. These notes were developed by Prof. N. J. Davis of Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Errata sheet: Latest list of errors, updated at most monthly. File name is Errata-COA8e-mmyy.pdf. If you spot any errors, please contact me at .
SimpleScalar LLC : More recent development of SimpleScalar software is being done here. The license remains free for academic use. Site includes downloadable software and documentation.
SimpleScalar: The home page includes downloadable software and documentation.
SMPCache: The home page includes downloadable software and documentation.
A Discussion of Textbook Cost Myths: From the Text and Academic Authors Association.
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Instructors might find these web sites for courses taught using this book useful. I would appreciate hearing about web sites for other courses.
CSCI 4350 Computer Architecture U. of Nebraska at Omaha - Useful links.
Advanced Computer Architecture Al-Balqa Applied University - Jordan.
COS 335 Computer Architecture and Assembly Language U. of Maine.
810:142Computer Architecture U. of Northern Iowa - Homework problems with solutions.
CS 2700 Computer Systems Architecture and Organization U. of Missouri - St. Louis.
COSC 243 Computer Architecure and Operating Systems U. of Otago, New Zealand. Lecture notes.
TDTSo8 Advanced Computer Architecture Linkoping U. Lecture notes.
CS 312 - Computer Architecture & Organization Central Washington U. Includes lab assignments.
TCSS 372A Computer Architecture Washington U.
CS 202 - Computer Organization & Architecture Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Includes PDF slides.
Computer Organization I U. of Helsinki. In Finnish.
CSCI 4717 Computer Architecture. East Tennessee State U. Includes lab projects, good set of PPT slides, other material.
Computer Organization and Architecture. U. Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
CMPT 385 Computer System Organization. Montclair State U..
CSC 317 Computer Organization and Architecture. South Dakota State U. Includes lecture notes.
CS 330 Computer Architecture. Wilkes U. Includes lab exercises.
ECE 3173 Hardware/Software Systems Integration. Michigan Tech. Useful links.
IS311. California State U., Northridge. Includes a number of handouts.