Computer Hardware

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2008 - Computer architecture - 217 pages
Computer Hardware teaches the basic functioning of a computer with a concentration on the machine level elements. It clearly explains the role of each of the parts involved in the computer make up and describes how the whole system ticks, without overwhelming the reader in minute detail. Aimed at introductory courses for computing undergraduates, Computer Hardware covers basic principles behind the design of modern computer systems.
 

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Contents

Computer technologies
1
Maths review
17
an overview
33
General principles
53
Bus systems and memory
71
Programs numbers and symbols
87
The processor
107
Interrupts
119
Storage devices
129
From reset to operation
141
Interaction hardware
155
Connectivity and the multimedia machine
171
Gloassary
191
Index
217
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