The principles of computer hardware
Ideal for courses in computer hardware, architecture, or digital design, The Principles of Computer Hardware, 3/e, provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject. In Alan Clement's noted student-friendly style, it covers core topics including Boolean algebra and logic design; number bases and binary arithmetic; the CPU; assembly language; memory systems; and input/output methods and devices. It then continues with a discussion of the related topics of computer peripherals, the hardware aspects of the operating system, and data communications. This accessible text covers both the 68000 and ARM architectures in a tutorial/lab-based style suitable for a variety of courses. All chapters in this third edition have been rigorously updated. Powerful new Windows-based simulation software allows students to visualize the design of digital circuits. The chapter on RISC has been completely rewritten to include the ARM computer, and the tutorial-based introduction to assembly language now includes many examples.
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ABCD adder address decoding address register addressing modes algorithm analog andeq arithmetic assembly language Berkeley RISC binary block Boolean branch byte called character chip circuit clock Condition codes contents converter cycle data register decimal demonstrates destination operand device disk drive electronic encoding EPROM error example executed Figure flip-flop floating point function gate hexadecimal implement input instruction interface interrupt interrupt request Karnaugh map layer load logic elements longword magnetic mantissa Mbyte memory location microprocessor microprogram MOVE MOVE.B multiplication node op-code operand operating system output parameter parity perform peripheral processor program counter provides pulse result RISC rO.rO.rO rotates sector sequence shift signal source operand stack pointer string subroutine Subtract switch tape tion track transmission transmitted truth table two's complement variables voltage word write zero