## 30200 - Introduction to computers

### Syllabus Information

2017/18
Subject:
30200 - Introduction to computers
Faculty / School:
110 - Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura
326 - Escuela Universitaria Politécnica de Teruel
Degree:
439 - Bachelor's Degree in Informatics Engineering
443 - Bachelor's Degree in Informatics Engineering
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
1
Semester:
First semester
Subject Type:
Basic Education
Module:
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### 5.1. Methodological overview

#### The learning process that is designed for this course is based on:

Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura de Zaragoza:

Classroom activities
Lectures                                           30 h
Problem based learning                     15 h
Laboratory sessions                          15 h

Autonomous activities
Practical work                                    8 h
Personal study                                 72 h

Evaluation activities
Final exam                                        4 h

Laboratory tests                                6 h

Escuela Universitaria Politécnica de Teruel:

Classroom activities
Lectures                                          30 h
Problem based learning                   15 h
Laboratory sessions                         10 h

Practical work                                  25h (groups of two-tree students)

Autonomous activities
Practical work and personal study     70 h

Evaluation activities
Exams                                        4 h

#### Lectures: 30 h

Problem based learning: 15 h

Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura del Campus Rio Ebro:

Laboratory sessions: 15 h
Logic design simulator and combinational circuits (1 session)
Representation of information and encapsulated circuits (1 session)
Propagation times of logic gates (1 session)
Combinational components (1 session)
Analisys and design of sequential systems (1 session)
Máquina Sencilla (2 sessions)

Escuela Universitaria Politécnica del Campus de Teruel:

Laboratory sessions: 10 h
Introduction. Simplifying functions

Combinational blocks

Sequential systems

Design of sequential systems

Introduction to Digital Computer (Máquina Sencilla)

Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura del Campus Rio Ebro:

Practical work: 8 h

Escuela Universitaria Politécnica del Campus de Teruel:

Practical work: 25 h
Teacher will supervise practical work of students divided into groups during 25h.

### 5.3. Syllabus

Introduction and mathematical background
Boolean Algebra
Logic gates
Technological constraints

Numerical representation
Representation of natural numbers
Representation of integer numbers
Basic arithmetic operations with integer numbers
Representation of real numbers

Combinational systems
Analysis
Design
Combinational blocks

Sequential systems
Analysis
Design
Memory elements
Critical path and cycle time
Sequential blocks

Introduction to digital computer: Máquina Sencilla
Estructure and operation
Instruction set arquitecture
Processing unit
Control unit

### 5.4. Course planning and calendar

#### Classroom session scheduling

Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura del Campus Rio Ebro:

15 weeks

• Lectures and problem based learning: 3 h / week
• Laboratory sessions 2 h / 2 weeks

Escuela Universitaria Politécnica del Campus de Teruel:

15 weeks

• Lectures and problem based learning: 3 h / week
• Laboratory sessions 2 h / 2 weeks
• Practical work (see calendar)