EC2027 ADVANCED MICROPROCESSORS

EC2027 ADVANCED MICROPROCESSORS L T P C
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UNIT I 80186, 80286, 80386 AND 80486 MICROPROCESSORS 9
80186 Architecture, Enhancements of 80186 – 80286 Architecture – Real and Virtual
Addressing Modes – 80386 Architecture – Special Registers – Memory Management –
Memory Paging Mechanism – 80486 Architecture – Enhancements – Cache Memory
Techniques – Exception Handling – Comparison of Microprocessors (8086 – 80186 –
80286 – 80386 – 80486).

UNIT II PENTIUM MICROPROCESSORS 9
Pentium Microprocessor Architecture – Special Pentium Registers – Pentium Memory
Management – New Pentium Instructions – Pentium Pro Microprocessor Architecture –
Special features – Pentium II Microprocessor Architecture – Pentium III Microprocessor
Architecture – Pentium III Architecture – Pentium IV Architecture – Comparison of
Pentium Processors.
UNIT III RISC PROCESSORS I 9
PowerPC620 – Instruction fetching – Branch Prediction – Fetching – Speculation,
Instruction dispatching – dispatch stalls – Instruction Execution – Issue stalls- Execution
Parallelism – Instruction completion – Basics of P6 micro architecture – Pipelining – ourof-
order core pipeline – Memory subsystem.
UNIT IV RISC PROCESSORS II(Superscalar Processors) 9
Intel i960 – Intel IA32- MIPS R8000 – MIPS R10000 – Motorola 88110 – Ultra SPARC
processor- SPARC version 8 – SPARC version 9.
UNIT V PC HARDWARE OVERVIEW 9
Functional Units & Interconnection, New Generation Mother Boards 286 to Pentium 4
Bus Interface- ISA- EISA- VESA- PCI- PCIX. Peripheral Interfaces and Controller,
Memory and I/O Port Addresses.
TOTAL= 45 PERIODS
TEXTBOOKS:
1. B.B.Brey The Intel Microprocessor 8086/8088 /80186/80188, 80286, 80386,
80486 PENTIUM, PENTIUM Pro, PII, PIII & IV Archietecture, Programming &
Interfacing, Pearson Education , 2004.
1. John Paul Shen, Mikko H.Lipasti, “Modern Processor Design”, Tata Mcgraw Hill,
2006.
REFERENCES
1. Douglas V.Hall, “Microprocessors and Interfacing”, Tata McGraw Hill, II
Edition 2006
2. Mohamed Rafiquzzaman, “Microprocessors and Microcomputer Based
System Design”, II Edition, CRC Press, 2007.
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