Microprocessors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080242064, 9781483146980


1st Edition

Principles and Applications

Authors: Michael J. Debenham
eBook ISBN: 9781483146980
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 98
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Microprocessors: Principles and Applications deals with the principles and applications of microprocessors and covers topics ranging from computer architecture and programmed machines to microprocessor programming, support systems and software, and system design. A number of microprocessor applications are considered, including data processing, process control, and telephone switching. This book is comprised of 10 chapters and begins with a historical overview of computers and computing, followed by a discussion on computer architecture and programmed machines, paying particular attention to the functions of a computer such as the representation and processing of numbers, symbols, and characters. Subsequent chapters explain how a microprocessor works and outlines the basics of microprogramming, along with types of input and output, system design, and microprocessor selection. The use of ROMs to replace combinational logic is considered. Finally, the use of microprocessors in management is discussed. A glossary of terms used throughout the text is included. This monograph will be of interest to computer scientists, computer programmers, systems designers, electronics engineers, undergraduates, and microprocessor enthusiasts.

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1 Computation from the Beginning Chapter 2 Computer Architecture and Programmed Machines Chapter 3 Input, Output and Interrupt Chapter 4 Microprocessor Programming Chapter 5 Support Systems and Software Chapter 6 System Design Chapter 7 Microprocessor Selection Chapter 8 Microprocessor Applications Chapter 9 Microprocessors and Management Chapter 10 Glossary of Terms Index


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