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ECSE 310 Thermodynamics of Computing (3 unités)

Offered by: Génie électr. et informatique (Génie et l'architecture)

Vue d'ensemble

Génie électrique : An introduction to thermodynamics from the perspective of computer engineering. The first and second laws of thermodynamics; elementary information theory (bits, entropy); energy storage and dissipation in electrical circuits; effects of noise in switching circuits; the fluctuation-dissipation theorem; Landauer’s principle; reversible and irreversible computation; energy costs of communication; thermal resistance, heat sinking, and cooling technologies for computing circuits.

Terms: Automne 2022, Hiver 2023

Instructors: Kirk, Andrew G (Fall) Zhao, Songrui (Winter)

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