Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software: An Information Technology Approach / Edition 2

Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software: An Information Technology Approach / Edition 2

by Irv Englander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471362093

ISBN-13: 9780471362098

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This newly revised reference presents fundamental computer hardware, systems software, and data concepts. It provides a careful, in depth, non-engineering introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. The book also features the latest advances in operating system design and computer interconnection.

Overview

This newly revised reference presents fundamental computer hardware, systems software, and data concepts. It provides a careful, in depth, non-engineering introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. The book also features the latest advances in operating system design and computer interconnection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471362098
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

AN OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS.

Computer Systems.

DATA IN THE COMPUTER.

Number Systems.

Data Formats.

Representing Integer Data.

Floating Point Numbers.

COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND HARDWARE OPERATION.

The Little Man Computer.

The CPU and Memory.

Input/Output.

Computer Peripherals.

CPU Design and Organization.

Modern Computer Systems.

Three System Examples.

COMPUTER INTERCONNECTION AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS.

Clusters, Networks, and Data Communications.

THE SOFTWARE COMPONENT.

Operating Systems-An Overview.

The User View of Operating Systems.

The Internal Operating System.

File Management.

Programming Tools.

Three Operating Systems.

Bibliography.

Index.

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