ISBN 9781259025563,Computer Architecture nAn Embedded Approach

Computer Architecture nAn Embedded Approach



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781259025563

ISBN-10 125902556X


Number of Pages 520 Pages
Language (English)

Computers & Internet

This textbook presents the subject of computer architecture in a modern light to match the needs of educational institutions and graduates for modern industry. An embedded systems-relevant approach, this book addresses the needs of industry, inspires students in their studies, and interlinks with neighbouring electronics, computer engineering or computer science course within a typical curriculum. It is not just a computer architecture book with an extra chapter on embedded system, it looks at the computer architecture of today, which is built upon the foundation and history of bigger and older machines and drives toward greater levels of integration within embedded systems. Key Features: The text enhanced with may clear illustrations and worked examples. The book culminates in a CPU design project containing everything necessary for the step-by-step design, simulation, test and programming of a simple embedded computer. It covers the typical degree-level syllabus in an engaging and readable fashion. About the Author Ian McLoughlin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Foundations Chapter 3 CPU Basics Chapter 4 Processor Internals Chapter 5 Enhancing CPU Performance Chapter 6 Externals Chapter 7 Practical Embedded CPUs Chapter 8 CPU Design Chapter 9 The Future A Standard Notation for Memory Size B Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model C Exploring Trade-offs in Cache Size and Arrangment D Wireless Technology for Embedded Computers E Tools for Compiling and Simulating TinyCPU