inf201 - Computer Engineering II (Complete module description)

inf201 - Computer Engineering II (Complete module description)

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Module label Computer Engineering II
Modulkürzel inf201
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Wahlpflicht Technische Informatik (30 KP)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Wahlpflichtmodule (Technische Informatik)
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Akzentsetzungsbereich
Zuständige Personen
  • Rauh, Andreas (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Knowledge of the module "Computer Engineering I"
Skills to be acquired in this module

The module qualifies students to analyze computer architectures, understand computer components, design and optimize computers and components, and to discuss domain-specific hardware design.
Professional Competences
The students:

  • describe computer components
  • design and optimise computer components
  • describe and analyse electric circuits

Methological Competences
The students:
  • analyse computer architectures
  • get familiar with fundamentals of the analysis and systhesis of flipflops and automata
  • get familiar with foundations of the analysis of electical circuits
Social Competences
The students:
  • discuss computer hardware and manufacturing processes competently
  • are able to transfer their knowledge of hardware design to other domains different from computer science

Self Competences
The students:
  • critically reflect the results of exercises and acknowledge limitations of various approaches for the design of computer systems
Module contents
This module is the second part of the introduction to computer engineering. It explains sequential circuits (e.g. flipflips and automata), arithmetic and logical computer components, registers and memory, basics of computer communication as well as electrotechnical foundations.
  • Lecture Notes
  • Oberschelp, W., Vossen, G.: Rechneraufbau und Rechnerstrukturen; Oldenbourg Verlag
  • Gajski, D.: Principles of Digital Design; Prentice Hall 1997
  • Patterson, D.A., Hennesy, J.L.: Computer Organisation and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface; 2. Edition; Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1997
  • Tannenbaum, A.S.: Structured Computer Organization ; 4. Edition; Prentice Hall, 1999
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annual
Module capacity unlimited
Teaching/Learning method V+Ü
Previous knowledge Knowledge of the module "Computer Engineering I"
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 3 SoSe 42
Exercises 1 SoSe 14
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Written or oral Exam