Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Architecture / Edition 1

by Mostafa Abd-El-Barr, Hesham El-Rewini
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471467413

ISBN-13: 9780471467410

Pub. Date: 12/03/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers.

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Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers. This two-volume set offers a comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471467410
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/03/2004
Series:
Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing Series, #31
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction to Computer Systems.

1.1. Historical Background.

1.2. Architectural Development & Styles.

1.3. Technological Development.

1.4. Performance Measures.

1.5. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Reading.

2. Instruction Set Architecture & Design.

2.1. Memory Locations and Operations.

2.2. Addressing Modes.

2.3. Instruction Types.

2.4. Programming Examples.

2.5. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Reading.

3. Assembly Language Programming.

3.1. A Simple Machine.

3.2. Instructions Mnemonics and Syntax.

3.3. Assembler Directives and Commands.

3.4. Assembly and Execution of Programs.

3.5. Example: The X 86 Family.

3.6. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Reading.

4. Computer Arithmetic.

4.1. Number Systems.

4.2. Integer Arithmetic.

4.3. Floating Point Arithmetic.

4.4. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

5. Processing Unit Design.

5.1. CPU Basics.

5.2. Register Set.

5.3. Data Path.

5.4. The CPU Instruction Cycle.

5.5. Control Unit.

5.6. Summary.

Exercises.

References.

6. Memory System Design I.

6.1. Basic Concepts.

6.2. Cache Memory.

6.3. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

7. Memory System Design II.

7.1. Main Memory.

7.2. Virtual Memory.

7.3. Read-Only Memory.

7.4. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

8. Input-Output Design and Organization.

8.1. Basic Concepts.

8.2. Programmed I/O.

8.3. Interrupt-Driven I/O.

8.4. Direct Memory Access (DMA).

8.5. Busses.

8.6. Input-Output Interfaces.

8.7. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

9. Pipelining Design Techniques.

9.1. General Concepts.

9.2. Instruction Pipeline.

9.3. Arithmetic pipeline.

9.4. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Reading.

10. Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISCs).

10.1. RISC/CISC Evolution Cycle.

10.2. RISCs Design Principles.

10.3. Overlapped Register Windows.

10.4. RISCs Versus CISCs.

10.5. Pioneer (University) RISC Machines.

10.6. Example of Advanced RISC Machines.

10.7. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

11. Introduction to Multiprocessors.

11.1. Introduction.

11.2. Classification of Computer Architectures.

11.3. SIMD Schemes.

11.4. MIMD Schemes.

11.5. Interconnection Networks.

11.6. Analysis and Performance Metrics.

11. 7. Summary.

Exercises.

References and Further Readings.

Index. 

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