Embedded Systems and Computer Architecture

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750650649
eBook ISBN: 9780080477558
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 17th December 2001
Page Count: 320
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The author has taught the design and use of microprocessor systems to undergraduate and technician level students for over 25 years.

Key Features

A core text for academic modules on microprocessors, embedded systems and computer architecture A practical design-orientated approach *FREE CD-ROM features a unique microprocessor simulator, and accompanying website contains solutions, FAQs and updates to software


Electronic Engineering degree students for core courses such as Microprocessing Engineering, Microprocessor Applications, Embedded Systems.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Building Blocks - Binary numbers; Logic expressions; Electronic logic circuits; Computer arithmetic; Part Two: Computing Machines - Computer design; Instruction set and code assembly; Program structures; Simple computer circuits; Input and output ports; Input and output methods; More devices; Assembler and linker tools; The control unit; Part Three: Larger Computers - Larger computers; Cache memory; Memory management; Appendix A G80 instruction set; Appendix B ASCII character codes; Appendix C Specifications of the input and output devices; Appendix D The GDS assembler and linker; Index


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Here is a book to answer the question of how computers work for those without knowledge of digital or logic circuts, computer structure, or programming. An excellent text for undergraduates in electronic engineering or computer science, it will also be extremely useful to those who want to learn about computer architecture. - Optics and Photonics News, March 2004