1. Introduction to Microprocessors

  1. Mohamed Rafiquzzaman Ph.D.

Published Online: 11 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470391396.ch1

Microprocessor Theory and Applications with 68000/68020 and Pentium

Microprocessor Theory and Applications with 68000/68020 and Pentium

How to Cite

Rafiquzzaman, M. (2008) Introduction to Microprocessors, in Microprocessor Theory and Applications with 68000/68020 and Pentium, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470391396.ch1

Author Information

  1. Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California and President, Rafi Systems, Inc.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470380314

Online ISBN: 9780470391396

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Keywords:

  • microprocessor;
  • arithmetic-logic unit (ALU);
  • Bit;
  • ASCII;
  • floating-point number

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Explanation of Terms

  • Microprocessor Data Types

  • Evolution of the Microprocessor

  • Typical Features of 32-bit and 64-bit Microprocessors

  • Microprocessor-based System Design Concepts

  • Typical Microprocessor Applications