An Introduction to Direct Access Storage Devices

By

  • Hugh Sierra

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Audience

Computer scientists, electrical engineers, and mechanical engineers. Read/Write Heads. Data Encoding for Magnetic Recording. Run-Length Limited Code (2, 7). Read/Write Channel. Access Servomechanism. Optical Versus Magnetic Recordi

 

Book information

  • Published: June 1990
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-642580-2


Table of Contents

Trends in Direct Access Storage Devices. Magnetic Recording for Direct Access Storage Devices. Formulas and Constraints. Capacity Increase by Data Banding. Interaction Between Platters and Read/Write Heads. Data Encoding for Magnetic Recording. Run-Length Limited Code (2, 7). Read/Write Channel. Access Servomechanism. Optical Versus Magnetic Recordi