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Computer Architecture and Organization: From 8085 to core2Duo & beyond

Computer Architecture and Organization:   From 8085 to core2Duo & beyond

  • Subrata Ghoshal
  • Author: Subrata Ghoshal
    • ISBN:9788131761557
    • 10 Digit ISBN:813176155X
    • Price:Rs. 715.00
    • Pages:576
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    The book uses microprocessors 8085 and above to explain the various concepts. It not only covers the syllabi of most Indian universities but also provides additional information about the latest developments like Intel Core – II Duo, making it one of the most updated textbook in the market. The book has an excellent pedagogy; sections like food for thought and quicksand corner make for an interesting read.

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of Computer
    3. Fundamentals of Digital Logic Circuits
    4. Computer Arithmetic
    5. Processor Basics
    6. Instruction Set and Assembly Language Programming
    7. The Memory System
    8. Input / Output Organization
    9. Microprogramming and Microarchitecture
    10. Control Unit Operation
    11. Operating System
    12. Pipelining
    13. Parallel Processing and Superscalar Operation
    14. Embedded Systems
    15. Computer Peripherals

    Appendix-A Number Systems
    Appendix-B SPARC and UltraSPARC
    Appendix-C Power PC
    Appendix-D Intel Core2Duo
    Appendix-E MIPS R4000
    Appendix-F Project Bank

    Salient Features

    • Proper segregation of chapters between Architecture and Organization
    • Description of processors like Intel Core – II Duo processor and R4400
    • Includes an project bank having more than 70 projects for readers to work upon with hints available online
    • An exclusive Chapter on Computer Peripherals
    • Each chapter has several Food For Thought sections giving additional information that makes reading interesting
    • ‘Quicksand Corner’ section in each chapter lists out the common pit-falls, the author from his own experience think troubles most students.