Computers and Microprocessors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780434984831, 9781483104232

Computers and Microprocessors

1st Edition

Made Simple

Authors: George H. Olsen Ian Burdess
eBook ISBN: 9781483104232
Imprint: Made Simple
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 254
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Computers and Microprocessors: Made Simple covers the basic concepts and applications of computers and microprocessors.
The book discusses the basic concepts behind the architecture of a small digital computer including logic systems and the major functional blocks of the computer. The text also tackles the applications and operation of analog computers, electronic analog computers, and digital computers and its software (higher-level programming languages and flowcharts). Microprocessors are also discussed with regard to its evolution, architecture, types, and future trends.
Students taking computer courses will find the book useful.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1 Introduction The Computer as an Aid to Work 2 Analogues Basic Mathematical Concepts Analogue Computers Summary Questions 3 The Electronic Analogue Computer Electronic Requirements The Operational Amplifier Summary Questions 4 Applications and Operation of Analogue Computers Mathematical Modeling Simultaneous Equations Computer Controls Time and Amplitude Scaling Auxiliary Circuitry Summary Questions 5 Digital Computers Introduction Logic Circuits and Boolean Algebra Flip-Flops and Counters Number Systems and Arithmetic Processes Binary Arithmetic Summary Questions 6 Architecture of a Small Digital Computer Memory Arithmetic Unit Control Unit Summary Questions 7 The Basic Instruction Set Input/Output Skip and Jump Instructions Accumulator Instructions Summary Questions 8 Addressing Modes Effect of Word-Length upon Instruction Encoding Direct and Indirect Addressing Paging Subroutines Summary Questions 9 Interfacing Teletype Digital Input/Output Summary Questions 10 Digital Computer Software Higher-Level Programming Languages Flowcharts Summary Questions 11 Microprocessors Integrated Circuit Fabrication Processes Evolution of the Microprocessor Read Only Memory (ROM) Programmable Logic Array (PLA) Uncommitted Logic Array (ULA) The Microprocessor Microprocessor Architecture Types of Microprocessor and Future Trends Summary Questions Index


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