How Computers Work: Demystifying Computation CO206 / A02

Start date
1 Apr 19
4 Weeks
Online Course


Explore the fundamentals of computing - computer architecture, binary logic, data processing, circuits, and more.


You will:

  • Explore how transistors can act as digital switches and be combined to create logic gates.                 
  • Produce truth tables for AND, NOT and OR gates, individually or combined                                         
  • Explore how computers use binary arithmetic                                                                                                 
  • Explore how logic gates can be combined to produce digital circuits that can perform a calculation        
  • Investigate Von Neuman Architecture and the Fetch-Execute cycle

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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