Course Name: 

Software Architecture (IT451)


B.Tech (IT)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Definition and overview of software architecture, The architecture business cycle: what influences software architects, Different Architectural styles, Architecture description language, Understanding and achieving quality attributes, Attribute-driven design, Documenting/Evaluating Software Architecture and its reuse, Case studies and Recent Trends.


Mary Shaw, David Garlan, "Software Architecture", Prentice Hall ,India, 2000
Bass, Len; Paul Clements, Rick Kazman, Software Architecture In Practice, Second Edition. Addison-Wesley, 2003.
Clements, Paul et al, Documenting Software Architectures: Views and Beyond. Addison-Wesley, 2003.


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