Basic Structure of Computers : Computer types, Functional units, Basic operational concepts, Bus structures, Software, Performance, Multiprocessors and multicomputers. Data representation, Fixed point representation, Floating-point representation, Error detection codes. Register Transfer Language and Microoperations : Register transfer language, Register transfer, Bus and memory transfers, Arithmetic microoperations, Logic microoperations, Shift microoperations, Arithmetic logic shift unit, Instruction codes, Computer registers computer instructions - Instruction cycle. Memory - Reference instructions, Input-output and interrupt. Stack organization, Instruction formats, Addressing modes, Data transfer and manipulation, Program control, Reduced instruction set computer. Micro Programmed Control : Control memory, Address sequencing, Microprogram example, Design of control unit, Hard wired control, Microprogrammed control. Computer Arithmetic : Addition and subtraction, Multiplication algorithms, Division algorithms, Floating-point arithmetic operations, Decimal arithmetic unit, Decimal arithmetic operations. The Memory System : Basic concepts semiconductor RAM memories. Read-only memories, Cache memories performance considerations, Virtual memories secondary storage. Introduction to RAID. Input-Output Organization : Peripheral devices, Input-output interface, Asynchronous data transfer, Modes of transfer, Priority interrupt, Direct memory access, Input-Output Processor (IOP), Serial communication; Introduction to Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) bus. Introduction to standard serial communication protocols like RS232, USB, IEEE1394. Pipeline and Vector Processing : Parallel processing, Pipelining, Arithmetic pipeline, Instruction pipeline, RISC pipeline, Vector processing, Array processors. Multiprocessors : Characteristics of multiprocessors, Interconnection structures, Interprocessor arbitration, Interprocessor communication and synchronization, Cache coherence. Shared memory multiprocessors.
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Book Description Technical Publications, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. third edition. 640 pages. 9.50x7.10x1.20 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 9350380064