EECS 218 Distributed Computer Systems (2013-2014)

EECS 218 Distributed Computer Systems

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

EECS 218 Distributed Computer Systems (Credit Units: 4) Design and analysis techniques for decentralized computer architectures, communication protocols, and hardware-software interface. Performance and reliability considerations. Design tools. Prerequisite: EECS211 and EECS213. Graduate students only. Same as NET SYS 261. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0321263544.

Recommended Textbook:
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
Lecture Topics:
  • None
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • 30% Assignments
  • 30% Final Examination
  • 20% Presentation
  • 20% Classroom Participation and Paper Summaries
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

August 1, 2013
Senate Approved:
May 31, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr