Computers as Components: Principles of Embedded Computing System Design (Google eBook)

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Morgan Kaufmann, Jul 8, 2008 - Computers - 544 pages
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This book was the first to bring essential knowledge on embedded systems technology and techniques under a single cover. This second edition has been updated to the state-of-the-art by reworking and expanding performance analysis with more examples and exercises, and coverage of electronic systems now focuses on the latest applications. Researchers, students, and savvy professionals schooled in hardware or software design, will value Wayne Wolf's integrated engineering design approach.

The second edition gives a more comprehensive view of multiprocessors including VLIW and superscalar architectures as well as more detail about power consumption. There is also more advanced treatment of all the components of the system as well as in-depth coverage of networks, reconfigurable systems, hardware-software co-design, security, and program analysis. It presents an updated discussion of current industry development software including Linux and Windows CE. The new edition's case studies cover SHARC DSP with the TI C5000 and C6000 series, and real-world applications such as DVD players and cell phones.

* Uses real processors (ARM processor and TI C55x DSP) to demonstrate both technology and techniques...Shows readers how to apply principles to actual design practice.
* Covers all necessary topics with emphasis on actual design practice...Realistic introduction to the state-of-the-art for both students and practitioners.
* Stresses necessary fundamentals which can be applied to evolving technologies...helps readers gain facility to design large, complex embedded systems that actually work.

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dont skip the pages from the text book please as the continuety of the topics is loosing . other wise the book is awesome

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Chapter 1 Embedded Computing
Chapter 2 Instruction Sets
Chapter 3 CPUs
Chapter 4 BusBased Computer Systems
Chapter 5 Program Design and Analysis
Chapter 6 Processes and Operating Systems
Chapter 7 Multiprocessors
Chapter 8 Networks
Chapter 9 System Design Techniques
Appendix A UML Notations

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WAYNE WOLF is Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. Before joining Princeton, he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. He received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1980, 1981, and 1984, respectively. His research interests include VLSI embedded computing, VLSI CAD, and multimedia information systems. He is also the author of "Computers as Components: Principles of Embedded Computing Systems," Wolf has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM and a member of SPIE.

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