JNTU Exam Papers Computer Organization 2nd Sem Nov 2008

JNTU Exam Papers

Computer Organization 2nd Sem Nov 2008

Answer any FIVE Questions

All Questions carry equal marks

SET-IV

1. (a) Explain the terms compiler, linker, assembler, loader and describe how a C

program or any other high level language program is executed in a system. Indicate entire process with a figure.

(b) Distinguish between high level and low level languages?. What are the requirements for a good programming language? [16]

 

2. Design a circuit to increment, decrement, complement and clear a 4 bit register using RS flip-flops. Explain the control logic. [16]

 

3. (a) What are the major design considerations in microinstruction sequencing? [8]

(b) Explain about microinstruction sequencing techniques, specifically variable format address microinstruction. [8]

 

4. (a) How many bits are needed to store the result addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of two n-bit unsigned numbers. Prove. [8]

(b) What is overflow and underflow? What is the reason? If the computer is considered as infinite system do we still have these problems. [8]

 

5. (a) What is Redundant Array of Inexpensive Discs? What are the advantages of

using this kind of systems?

(b) Explain different levels of RAID. [8+8]

 

6. (a) What is daisy chaining? Explain with neat sketch.

(b) What is parallel priority interrupt method? Explain with neat sketch. [8+8]

 

7. (a) What is pipeline? Explain space-time diagram for Pipeline.

(b) Explain pipeline for floating point addition and subtraction. [8+8]

 

8. (a) Explain the working of 8 x 8 Omega Switching network.

(b) Explain the functioning of Binary Tree network with 2 x 2 Switches. Show a

neat sketch. [8+8]

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