Comprises a revision of the 1987 edition, expanded to include coverage of all 80x86 processors from the 8-bit 8088, the 16-bit 8086, and the 80286 to the 32-bit 80386, 80486, Pentium, and Pentium Pro processors. More than a survey of Intel microprocessor chips, the text presents concepts relative to
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Written for introductory courses in microcomputers or microprocessors, this text's clarity and easy-to-follow writing style have been highly and consistently praised by reviewers and readers. Each chapter contains a chapter outline, learning objectives, a chapter overview, hierarchical design, self-review questions, self-test questions, and analysis and design questions-all of which enhance learning.
This new edition of The 80x86 Family. Design, Programming, and Interfacing has been extensively updated to include material on the newest processors, including the Pentium II and III, the Xeon, the Itanium, and AMD's Athlon. More than 65 new end-of-chapter questions and problems have been added, along with numerous new figures and tables. Also included in the text are suggestions for Internet and hands-on lab projects.
Included with each book is a CD, organized by chapter, that contains the assembly listings for all of the programs in the book. The disk also contains a copy of DEBUG32, enhanced software that allows full access to the 32-bit registers and addressing capabilities of 80x86 processors. DEBUG32 also can be used for debugging protected mode programs.
An Instructor's Manual (0-13-032833-2) containing answers and solutions to all of the end-of-chapter questions and problems is available free of charge to instructors who are using this book for a course.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
What Is This Book About? First and foremost, this book is about microprocessor and microcomputer technology. That is, it deals with microprocessor chips, memory chips, I/O devices, and the logic circuits needed to "glue" these parts together. To make these topics real, the Intel family of 80x86 processors is covered. As these parts are among the most popular in the industry, they represent a good starting point if you are just beginning to learn about microprocessors.
Who Should Read This Book? My intention in writing this book is to provide an entry-level college textbook that exposes the reader to the nitty-gritty details of the 80x86 processors and the microcomputer systems around which these chips are built. However, you need not be formally enrolled in a college course to find this book useful. You can pick and choose the topics that interest you, beginning with a brief history of computer technology in Chapter 1 and ending with a description of personal computer architecture and bus systems in Chapter 11. Indeed, you may find the book interesting simply for the historical chapter opener photos obtained from the Smithsonian Institution.
What Are the Key Features of This Book? In the years since this book was first written, reviewers have consistently praised its clarity and easy-to-follow writing style. In addition, each chapter is laid out in a way that enhances learning.
What Are the Main Topics of This Book? Logically, you can view this book as having four main parts:
What's New in the Third Edition? Writing a microprocessor book can be a frustrating experience. No sooner have you updated a section or chapter and along comes a new processor that renders all of your work obsolete! Nevertheless I have attempted to "chase the chips" and keep the book as current as possible. The following list summarizes the major changes:
Are There Any Supplements? In the back of the book you will find a CD that includes the assembly listings for all of the programs in this book. These are organized by chapter with the figure name used as the program name. In addition, you will also find on this disk a copy of DEBUG32. This is an enhanced version of the popular DEBUG utility supplied with MS-DOS. It allows full access to the 32-bit registers and addressing capabilities of the 80x86 processors. In addition, it can also be used for debugging protected mode programs. A special thanks to Rob Larson of Larson Computing and Michael Schmit of Quantasm Corporation for their permission to include this program.
An instructor's manual is also available that includes answers and solutions to all of the end-of-chapter questions and problems. Also included in this manual are suggestions for Internet and hands-on lab projects. Pay particular attention to Chapter 5, which includes solutions to more than 20 additional 80x86 programs.
Acknowledgments. Numerous people assisted me in the development of this textbook. I would like to thank the following reviewers: Isaac Ghansah, California State University, Sacramento, CA; Lubomir Ivanov, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; Karl E. Stoffers, California State University, Sacramento, CA; and Norman E. Thagard, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. I would also like to thank Rob Larson of Larson Computing for permission to use DEBUG32, and Tracy Mazur of Intel Corporation for her help locating several photos. Finally a special thanks to my editors Charles Stewart, Delia Uherec, and Tricia Rawnsley at Prentice Hall, and Kathy Davis at Carlisle Publishers Services who kept me on the task.
Is There Anything Else? That's about it. If you would like to contact me regarding this book, my e-mail address is email@example.com. Good luck as you begin your study of the 80x86 family of microprocessors.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2 Har/Dsk. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0133629554
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0133629554