University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 26001029 Course Name: Asembler for Reverse 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
3.rok ST Cybersecurity (KB_Bc_D_sk) Bachelor Attendance
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 21% out of 40%.
test, project
Final assessment: Student passes the final assessment and passes the examination when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 31% out of 60%.
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 be able to use the most important integer and FPU instructions of Intel Pentium microprocessor family. They also will learn how to use the NASM assembly language, and how to write programs
using this language and compile them into executable versions.
Students obtain the basic knowledge on control and parameter passing and operating system services and will be able to use it practically.
Brief course content:
1. Introduction, numeric systems, arithmetics.
2. Machine language, language of symbolic instructions, assembler.
3. Basic mode of Pentium processor: registers, operand types,
  instruction formats, memory addressing, interrupts.
4. The instruction set of Pentium processors. Integer instructions.
5. Integer instructions, continuation.
6. Integer instructions, continuation.
7. Assembly programming - rules, typical control constructions.
8. Language of symbolic instructions.
9. Language of symbolic instructions, continuation.
10.Program modules, libraries, operating system services. Procedures
  and functions, standard control and parameter passing.
11.FPU of Pentium processors.
12.FPU instruction set.
Recommended Reference Sources:
1.Carter, A., P.: PC Assembly Language, 2006,
2. Hyde, R.: The Art of Assembly Language, 2002,
3. Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Intel Corporation,
4. Pentium Processor Family Developer's Manual, Intel
 Corporation, 1997,
5. NASM - The Netwide Assembler, The NASM Development Team, 2007,
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 66
  A B C D E FX  
  2% 23% 33% 21% 5% 17%  
doc. Ing. Slavomír Šimoňák, PhD.
Last modified: 31.08.2023
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program