80x86 IBM PC and Compatible Computers: v. 1: Assembly Language, Design, and Interfacing

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9780130617750: 80x86 IBM PC and Compatible Computers: v. 1: Assembly Language, Design, and Interfacing

For courses in Computer Interfacing, Intel 16-32 Bit Chips, Pentium Chip, Microprocessors 16 and 32-bit Chips, and Intel 8086/8088/80x86 core texts.

Praised by experts for its clarity and topical breadth, this visually appealing, one-stop source on PCs uses an easy-to-understand, step-by-step approach to teaching the fundamentals of 80x86 assembly language programming and PC architecture. Offering students a fun, hands-on learning experience, it uses the Debug utility to show what action the instruction performs, then provides a sample program to show its application. Reinforcing concepts with numerous examples and review questions, its oversized pages delve into dozens of related subjects, including DOS memory map, BIOS, microprocessor architecture, supporting chips, buses, interfacing techniques, system programming, memory hierarchy, DOS memory management, tables of instruction timings, hard disk characteristics, and more.

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Praised by experts for its clarity and topical breadth, this visually appealing text provides an easy-to-understand, systematic approach to teaching the fundamentals of 80x86 assembly language programming and PC architecture. It offers readers a fun, hands-on learning experience and reinforces concepts with numerous examples and review questions. It uses the Debug utility to show what action the instruction performs, and then provides a sample program to show its application. The text delves into architecture, supporting chips, buses, interfacing techniques, system programming, hard disk characteristics, and more.

The fourth edition:

  • Covers all the 80x86 microprocessors from the 8088 to the Pentium Pro.
  • Combines assembly and C programming, and covers C programming in the last section of each chapter.
  • Introduces the 80x86 instructions with examples of how they are used.
  • Ensures a basic understanding of binary and hex numbering systems.
  • Discusses and analyzes hardware differences among 8086, 286, 386, 486, Pentium, and Pentium Pro chips.
  • Discusses 8-bit; 16-bit, and 32-bit interfacing of 80x86 microprocessors.
  • Shows a real-world approach to PC system programming by using fragments of programs from the IBM PC technical reference.
  • Provides an overview of the USB bus.

About the Author:

Muhammad Ali Mazidi holds Master's degrees from both Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Dallas, and currently is a.b.d. on his Ph.D. in the Electrical Engineering Department of Southern Methodist University. He is a co-founder and chief researcher of Microprocessor Education Group, a company dedicated to bringing knowledge of microprocessors to the widest possible audience. He also teaches microprocessor-based system design at DeVry Institute of Technology in Dallas, Texas.

Janice Gillispie Mazidi has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of North Texas. After several years experience as a, software engineer in Dallas, she co-founded Microprocessor Education Group, where she is the chief technical writer, production manager, and is responsible for software development and testing.

The Mazidis have been married since 1985 and have two sons, Robert Nabil and Michael Jamal.

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