The architecture of microprocessor-based systems
The purpose of this chapter is to describe the fundamentals of the operation of a microprocessor-based system, such as a microcomputer or a programmable industrial controller. The word ‘fundamentals’ should be emphasized, since it is not possible in one chapter to cover the range of topics that should be included for a full understanding of microprocessors and microcontrollers. However, for those readers who have not had a full course on this subject, this chapter will be sufficient to give an understanding of this very important and interesting technology.
KeywordsClock Cycle Truth Table Flip Flop Assembly Language Program Counter
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