Computer System Architecture and Organization has a good mix of hardware- and software-oriented topics. A comprehensive and up-to-date view of the architecture and internal organization of computers has been presented in the book. The Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) is also covered to explain specific design aspects. Moreover, arithmetic and logical operations and algorithms for performing arithmetic are explained. Another distinct feature is that performance issues are also dealt with, which will help practicing design engineers and postgraduate students.
· Introduction and Trends on Computer Architecture
· Operational Units of a Computer
· Data Representations and Arithmetic Algorithms
· Central Processing Unit
· Memory Organization
· I/O Organization
· Instruction-Level Parallelism
· Multiprocessor Systems
· Performance Measures For Computer Architecture
· Case Studies
· Appendix: Digital Logic Circuits
Dr. M. Usha is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Sona College of Technology,Salem, India. Dr. Usha completed her BE in ECE from Govt. College of Technology, Madras University in 1984 and obtained her ME (Ist class with distinction) and PhD degrees from Anna University, Chennai in 1994 and 2008, respectively. She has 22 years of teaching experience. She was awarded the ‘Best researcher’ award for the year 2012, by the Women development cell of Government College of Engineering, Salem.