University of Minnesota
Machine Architecture and Organization (sec 010)


  • May 11th, 2020: The review session slides are available now.
  • April 17th, 2020: The solutions to the second midterm are now available.
  • April 6th, 2020: The solutions corresponding to the previously-posted sample midterm 2 are now also available.
  • April 3rd, 2020: A sample of midterm 2 from fall 2018, which was the basis for today's practice online midterm, is now available in PDF (including one extra question that was not in the practice).
  • March 13th, 2020: Lectures, labs, and office hours will be held online until further notice. See the "Zoom" tab on the course Canvas page to join these online events via the Zoom teleconferencing app.
  • March 11th, 2020: Consistent with the campus-wide policy announced this afternoon, the regular lecture on Monday March 16th will not be held, and course activities starting from Wednesday March 18th will be held online.
  • February 28th, 2020: Monday's midterm and its solutions are now available.
  • February 21st, 2020: The solutions corresponding to the spring 2016 and fall 2018 sample midterms are now available.
  • February 19th, 2020: In light of the CSE Labs outage that occurred this afternoon, we have extended the submission deadline for Project 1 by 24 hours. You can now get full credit for submissions until Thursday night 2/20 at 11:59pm.
  • February 19th, 2020: Samples of first midterms from spring 2016 and fall 2018 are now available. The fall 2018 midterm is closer to this semester's topic coverage.
  • January 21st, 2020: There will be lab sections in the first week, on Wednesday 1/22, even though they fall before the first lecture.
  • January 21st, 2020: We recommend, though do not require, that you get a paper edition of the required textbook. This is because tests will be open-book but not allow electronics.
  • January 21st, 2020: Course webpage launched. Welcome to 2021 for spring 2020. This web page is for the 010 lecture section, i.e. the 3:35 lecture taught by Prof. Stephen McCamant. If you are looking for information about the other sections taught by Dr. Kauffman, please see his site here.