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Fetch execute cycle

  1. 1. Fetch Execute Cycle
  2. 2. Starter Activity: What is it? You will be given a small part of a computer. In groups of 4 you are to discuss what you think it is and how it might work. Be ready to feedback your thoughts to the rest of the class. Fetch Execute Cycle
  3. 3. In this lesson you will learn about what a CPU is, what it does and how it works. You will create an annotated diagram of a CPU that explains the different operations of the fetch execute cycle. Lesson Objectives  Understand the purpose of a CPU and its role  Be able to describe the components of a CPU  Be able to locate a CPU in a computer  Be able to explain the fetch execute cycle Fetch Execute Cycle
  4. 4. What is a CPU Watch the What is a CPU video, this will introduce you to what a CPU is. Fetch Execute Cycle
  5. 5. CPU (Central Processing Unit) •The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is commonly referred to as the “brains of a computer” •The CPU is also know as a processor •It is responsible for executing a sequence of instructions called a program •The program will take inputs, process them and output the results •CPUs are in mobile phones, washing machines, tablet computers Fetch Execute Cycle
  6. 6. Task 13: CPU Drawing Using a paint program create a drawing of a CPU. It must be a realistic. (10cm x 10cm) Fetch Execute Cycle
  7. 7. Where is the CPU? The CPU sits in the motherboard of the central unit. Fetch Execute Cycle
  8. 8. Components of a CPU •Control unit- Coordinates and controls all parts of the computer system •Arithmetic Logic unit- Performs arithmetic or logical operations •Register- Stores the most frequently used instructions and data Fetch Execute Cycle
  9. 9. The Control Unit Control Unit- Manages four basic operations (Fetch Execute Cycle) •Fetch- Gets next program instruction from the computer’s memory •Decode- Figure out what the program is telling the computer to do •Execute- Perform the requested action •Store the results to a register or to memory Fetch Execute Cycle
  10. 10. The Arithmetic-Logic Unit (ALU) Arithmetic-Logic Unit (ALU)- Perform basic arithmetic or logic operations •Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide •Compare two items to see which one is larger or smaller Fetch Execute Cycle
  11. 11. How a CPU works – Fetch Execute Cycle Fetch Execute Cycle Control unit ALU Memory
  12. 12. Task 14: Parts of a CPU Create a word document and add a SmartArt text cycle with four text boxes. Add the four basic operations of the Fetch Execute Cycle in the text boxes. Fetch, Decode, Execute and Store. Copy and paste your drawing of the CPU into the middle of the circle. Fetch Execute Cycle
  13. 13. Drinks Machine – Fetch Execute Cycle Lets think of the Fetch Execute Cycle like a drinks machine. Customer presses the coke button. The stuff could be a number, a word or an instruction. The next customers arrives and presses the lemonade button – this is the cycle. Fetch Execute Cycle Address Stuff 1 Load 41 2 Load 42 3 Load 67 41 Coke 42 Lemonade Fetch Load 41 Execute Memory
  14. 14. Task 15: CPU Annotation Annotate your diagram to explain exactly how a CPU works. You must explain the four operations of the fetch execute cycle . Fetch Execute Cycle
  15. 15. Plenary: Calculator Using only words explain how a CPU would add up three numbers. (The computers calculator) Fetch Execute Cycle
  16. 16. Keywords  Understand the purpose of a CPU and its role  Be able to describe the components of a CPU  Be able to locate a CPU in a computer  Be able to explain the fetch execute cycle Objectives  CPC  Motherboard  Control Unit  Arithmetic Logic Unit  Fetch  Decode  Execute  Store     Fetch Execute Cycle

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