STUDY - Computer Organization and Architecture
STUDY - Basic Organization :
Von Neumann Machine (IAS Computer), Operational flow chart (Fetch, Execute),
Instruction Cycle, Organization of Central Processing Unit, Hardwired and micro programmed control unit,
Single Organization, General Register Organization, Stack Organization, Addressing modes.
STUDY - Memory Organization :
Memory Hierarchy, Main memory (RAM/ROM chips), Auxiliary memory, Associative
memory, Cache memory, Virtual Memory, Memory Management Hardware, hit/miss ratio, magnetic disk and
its performance, magnetic Tape etc.
STUDY - I/O Organization :
Peripheral devices, I/O interface, Modes of Transfer, Priority Interrupt, Direct Memory
Access, Input-Output Processor, and Serial Communication. I/O Controllers, Asynchronous data transfer,
Strobe Control, Handshaking.
Instruction Formats, Op Codes Mnemonics, Data Transfer, Arithmetic, Branch, Loop, Logical, Shift and Rotate
Instructions, String Instructions and Text Processing.
Stacks, Calls, Returns, Near and Far Procedures, Interrupts and Their Routines, Directives, Pseudo-ops, Macros
and Conditional Machine Instructions, Disk File Handling, Input and Output Instructions, Device Drivers.