Computer Hardware and Data Communications
By: P.A. Goupille (author)Paperback
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This is an introduction, in the easiest possible language, to the architecture of computers and various peripherals which make up the every day environment of computer users and specialists. After a survey of basics, the book deals with the logic circuits which make up the machine, then moves onto the components of the system (disk, printers, screen) and ends up with an introduction to data networks. The reader can nevertheless study any chapter separately.
1. Introduction to computer architecture2. The representation of data3. Hexadecimal and octal notation4. The representation of data5. Error detection and prevention6. The representation of numbers7. Boolean algebra: introduction8. Combinatory logic9. Combinatory logic circuits10. Sequential logic circuits: flip-flops11. Sequential logic circuits: counters12. Sequential logic circuits: registers13. Integrated circuits14. Microprocessors - a first glance15. The central processing unit (CPU)16. Addressing modes17. Interrupts18. A study of three processors19. The central memory20. Serial access backing stores21. Magnetic disks22. Floppy disks23. New memory technologies24. Memory management25. Peripherals26. Printers27. Data communications and teleprocessing: basic ideas28. Data transmission: procedures and protocols29. Teleprocessing: composition of networks30. Data transmission: local area networks
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