Computer Architecture and Organization - Design Principles and Applications 2nd  Edition

Computer Architecture and Organization - Design Principles and Applications 2nd Edition (English, Paperback, B. Govindarajalu)


Computer Architecture and Organization - Design Principles and Applications 2nd Edition  (English, Paperback, B. Govindarajalu)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: McGraw Hill India
    • ISBN: 9780070152779, 0070152772
    • Edition: 2nd Edition, 2010
    • Pages: 892
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    Computer Architecture and Organization: Design Principles and Applications provides a comprehensive coverage of the architecture and organization of modern computers. Based on a practitioner's insights, the book focuses on the basic principles and dwells on the complex details of commercial computers.

    Key Features

    The book covers the following:

    • Modern Computer Organization
    • Evolution of Computers
    • CPU Architecture and Instruction Set
    • Computer Arithmetic
    • Processor Design and Data Path
    • Processor Design and Control Unit
    • Main Memory Design
    • Memory Management Techniques
    • Intrasystem Communication and I/O
    • Computer Peripherals
    • Pipelining and Vector Processing
    • Advanced Computer Architecture

    The concepts and principles are further embellished with several solved problems related to state-of-the-art products, numerous exercises, review questions, and case studies. The book also covers digital logic, aimed towards readers without any prior exposure to the subject.

    Besides the professionals, this book can be used as a text-cum-reference by electronic and computer science/engineering students, for the first course on computer organization and computer architecture. Also students pursuing BE (CSE, ECE, EEE and IT branches), MCA, M Sc. (Computers), M Sc. (IT), B Sc. (Computers), would find the book useful.

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    Book Details
    Publication Year
    • 2010
    Table of Contents
    • 1. Basic Computer Organization
      2. Evolution of Computers
      3. CPU Architecture and Instruction Set Principles
      4. ALU Design and Datapath
      5. Binary Arithmetic Operations
      6. Instruction Processing And Control Unit
      7. Main Memory Design
      8. Memory management techniques
      9. Secondary Storage Devices
      10. I/O Devices
      11. RISC, Parallelism and Pipelining
      12. Superscalar Architecture
      13. Vliw and epic architecture
      14. Vector computing and array processing
      15. Multiprocessor Systems and servers
      Annexure 1: Number Systems and Conversions
      Annexure 2: Types of Computer Software
      Annexure 3: ASCII Code
      Annexure 4: Hardware Components and ICs

    Authored By
    • B. Govindarajalu
    Author Info
    • B. Govindarajalu Prof. B. Govindarajalu is presently Dean (Computer Studies) at Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai. He is a B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Trichirappali and M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Bombay. Before joining Rajalakshmi Engineering College he worked with Manipal Engineering College; IIT Bombay; ORG Systems (Baroda); Infotech Ltd. (Chennai); and Microcode (Chennai). He has over 37 years of experience in computer hardware and IT industry covering design and development, manufacturing, maintenance, technical support, teaching and training. He has developed a series of microprocessor-based products such as the IBM System 360 Compatible Data Communications Multiplexer, VDU System Console and Terminal Processing Unit/Concentrator. After 15 years of industrial experience, he founded Microcode, an IT firm specializing in PC hardware and networking training and development of diagnostic tools much he trained nearly 10, 000 engineers in PC maintenance. He has developed a series of certification tests on computer architecture, PC hardware and networking. He has also taught personal computer hardware and architecture as visiting professor at several institutions such as Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Crescent Engineering College, Jaya Engineering College, Vellore Institute of Technology and Sastha Institute of Technology. He has conducted career courses on computer networking for Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Velammal Engineering College, Kongu Engineering College, J J College of Engineering and SSN College of Engineering. He has been a specialist for a UNESCO project on curriculum development. He has also served as a member of the Board of Studies at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has authored two computer books published by Tata McGraw Hill: 1. IBM PC and Clones: Hardware, Troubleshooting and Maintenance 2. Computer Architecture and Organization: Design Principles and Applications He is working on a book titled Advanced Microprocessor Architectures. His interests include Tamil literature, spirituality and meditation. Govindarajalu's future plans include launching a technical magazine catering to the needs of engineering students. He may be contacted at
    University Books Details
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science Engineering
    • 6th Semester, 4th Semester
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