VSD - RISCV : Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) - Part 1b
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VSD - RISCV : Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) - Part 1b

Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs - Let's find out HOW?
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Created by Kunal Ghosh
Last updated 2/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand RISC-V architecture in greater detail, and, as per speculations and other articles, this is the architecture which you will find in almost 1 trillion mobile devices, this course will make you look at new future
  • Learn how computers and processors does basic calculations
Requirements
  • You should have completed RISC-V ISA Part 1a online course
  • You should be familiar with boolean addition and subtraction concepts
  • You should be familiar with number systems
Description

**pre-launch with 5 videos**

This course is in continuation with my previous course "VSD - RISCV : Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) - Part 1a" which dealt with RV64I integer instructions. We also looked at a sample program coded in RISC-V assembly language and viewed the contents of all 32 registers present in RISC-V architecture. 

All concepts viewed in Part 1a form the basis of this course and viewer is expected to cover Part 1a course atleast 70%. This course deals with some advanced topics of multiply extension (RV64M) and floating point extension (RV64FD) of the RISC-V architecture - An important one needed in today's fast changing computing world. 

We also have explored some facts about hardware, which is the basis of next course (to be launched soon) where we will code the RISC-V ISA using verilog. 

So let's get started - again....Happy Learning

Acknowledgements -

I would like to Thank SiFive, a company that was founded by the creators of RISC-V ISA. 

I would also like to Thank Prof. David Patterson and his book "Computer Organization And Design - RISCV edition" which immensely helped in the making of this course. 

Let's get inside computers...

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn world's first Open-Source instruction set architecture RISC-V
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to write specifications for RTL coding
  • Anyone looking forward to implement their own processor using all open-source tools
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 02:51:31
+ Overflow conditions for signed addition and subtraction
5 lectures 41:08
Signed addition and overflow condition for 4-bit word
09:04
Derived overflow conditions for signed addition
07:28
Signed subtraction using addition hardware for 4-bit word
08:53
Overflow condition and conclusion for signed subtraction
08:43
+ RV64M - Multiply extension instruction set
5 lectures 40:50
Multiplication algorithm for 4-bit integers
10:20
'mulh' and 'mul' commands to store 128-bit product
06:03
Class-room division method and initialize registers
06:51
Division algorithm initiated
07:58
Conclude results of division algorithm
09:38
+ Single and double precision floating point extension - RV64F & RV64D
5 lectures 40:48
Normalized scientific notation of decimal and binary number
09:38
Introduction and need of IEEE754 floating point standard
10:32
Sorting problem with existing floating point representation
08:42
Floating-point standard conclusion
02:51
+ RV64F and RV64D floating point addition & multiplication
5 lectures 45:44
Decimal floating-point addition algorithm development
10:27
Binary floating-point addition and significance of RV64D over RV64F
10:37
Block diagram of floating-point ALU
07:09
Decimal floating-point multiplication algorithm development
10:10
Binary floating-point multiplication and significance of RV64D
07:21