University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 2608901 Course Name: Principles of computer engineering
Type, scope and method of learning activities:
Course Type: Lecture, Laboratory exercise
Recommended scope of the course content (in hours):
Full-time study (hours per week): 2,2
Part-time study (hours per semester): ST 26,26
Study Method:
Number of credits: 6
Recommended semester of study: ST
Recommended semester Study programme Study grade Study Method
1.rok ST Informatics (INF_Bc_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Bc_D_en)
Level of study:
Course completion requirements:
Assessment and completion of the course: Credit test and examination
Continuous assessment: Student passes the continuous assessment and receives credits when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 11% out of 20%.
Final assessment: Student passes the final assessment and passes the examination when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 41% out of 80%.
Overall assessment: Overall assessment is the sum of the assessments obtained by students in the assessment period. The overall result is determined in accordance with the internal regulations of the Technical University in Košice. (Study Regulations, the internal regulation principles of doctoral studies)
Learning outcomes:
Students will learn about basic principles of computer engineering with the focus on computer architecture and computer systems security. Students will also learn about how the computer hardware is working and how to effectively utilize this hardware with software solutions like operating systems or other applications in network environment or other areas.
Brief course content:
1. Fundamental conception of computer systems
2. Technologies and structure of computer networks
3. Principles of telematics
4. Computer systems security
5. Computer networks security
6. Software and design instruments of computer systems
7. Information representation in computer
8. Logical level of computer system
9. Construction of computer system
10. Architecture of computer system
11. Peripheral equipments
12. Parallel computer systems
Recommended Reference Sources:
Vokorokos, L.: Digital Computer Principles. Typotex Publishing House, Hungary, 2004
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 5182
  A B C D E FX  
  13% 20% 21% 14% 6% 26%  
doc. Ing. Norbert Ádám, PhD.
doc. Ing. Branislav Madoš, PhD.
Last modified: 31.08.2023
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program