EC2027 ADVANCED MICROPROCESSORS Syllabus- Anna University


EC2027                             ADVANCED MICROPROCESSORS                          L T P C
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AIM
To learn the architecture and programming of advanced microprocessors.

OBJECTIVES
·    To introduce the concepts of advanced microprocessors.
·    To introduce the programming techniques using MASM, DOS and BIOS function calls.
·    To introduce the basic architecture of Pentium family of processors.
·    To introduce the architecture programming and interfacing of  advanced microprocessors.
·    To introduce the concepts and architecture of RISC processor.


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 our- of-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.


TEXT BOOKS

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

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.
2.    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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