About the book :
The third edition of Computer Architecture and Organization features a comprehensive updating of the material-especially case studies, worked examples, and problem sets-while retaining the book's time-proven emphasis on basic principles. Reflecting the dramatic changes in computer technology that have taken place over the last decade, the treatment of performance-related topics such as pipelines, caches, and RISC's has been expanded. Many examples and end-of-chapter problems have also been added.
Balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative issues.
Focus on understanding basic principles.
Systematic multilevel design methodology.
Expanded and extensive problem sets.
Topic coverage and examples have been updated and expanded.
Table of Contents
1 Computation and Computers
2 Design Methodology
3 Processor Design
4 Datapath Design
5 Control Design
6 Memory Organization
7 System Organization