McGraw-Hill, 2002 - Business & Economics - 805 pages
This well-respected text for a first level course on computer organization has been thoroughly revised and updated. Computer Organization is suitable for a one-semester course in engineering or computer science programs and has a good mix if hardware- and software-oriented topics.The goal of the book is to illustrate the principles of computer organization by using a number of extensive examples drawn from commercially available computers. The authors feel this approach motivates the students and is the most practical. The machines discussed in Hamacher et. al. are the Motorola 680X0 and 683XX families, Intel 80X86 and Pentium families, ARM family, Sun Microsystems Sparc family, and DEC(Compaq) Alpha family. The 68000, Pentium, and ARM are used as detailed examples early in the book.
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Part HI The IA32 Pentium Example
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2's-complement adder addressing modes algorithm architecture arithmetic array assembly language Assume binary bits block branch instruction branch prediction buffer byte called cell Chapter character circuit clock cycle condition code connected contains contents control signals counter data lines data transfer decoder discussed disk encoding example execution fetch flags flip-flop floating-point function gate delays hardware I/O device implemented index register input instruction set integer interface interrupt request keyboard loaded logic loop machine instructions main memory mantissa memory address memory location microcontroller microinstruction microprogram module Move multiplier multiprocessor needed offset operand output parallel parameters Pentium performance pipeline pointer processor chip processor registers program in Figure queue register R0 result Section sequence shift shown in Figure specified speed stack status register storage stored subroutine Subtract switch transistor truth table unit variables vector word Write