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The x86 Microprocessors: 8086 to Pentium, Multicores, Atom and the 8051 Microcontroller, 2nd Edition by Lyla B. Das

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Basics of Computer Systems

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN

  • The brief history of Intel’s microprocessors and their use in personal computers.
  • The general principles of computer architecture.
  • The operation of the data, address and control buses of a computer.
  • The distinction between RISC and CISC computing.
  • The comparison between assembly and high level language programming.
  • The binary, hexadecimal and BCD number systems.
  • Number format conversions.
  • Computer arithmetic using different number systems.
  • The processing of negative numbers as done by a computer.
  • The programming model and programming of the 8085 microprocessor.
  • The pin out and hardware features of 8085.

0.1 | A Brief History of Microprocessors

What is a microprocessor? We usually ...

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