The Architecture of Computer – Irv Englander – 4th Edition


This newly revised text provides a gentle to introduce MIS to fundamental computer hardware, systems , and data concepts. As in previous editions, the goal of this is to provide the fundamentals of computer which are essential to the workplace survival of Information Systems graduates.

This text provides a careful, in depth, non- introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. New advances have been built into the new edition in the areas of operating design and computer interconnection.

Table of Content

1) Introduction
2) Number systems
3) Data formats
4) Integer and real numbers
5) Integer and real numbers
6) Little Man Computer
7) CPU architecture
8) CPU and Memory: Design, Implementation, Enhancement
9) Input/Output
10) Input/Output Devices
11) Modern CPU Systems, Clusters, and Networks
12) Three HW Examples
13) User and Programming Interfaces
14) Operating Systems Concepts
15) More Operating Systems Concepts
16) File Concepts
17) Programming Tools
18) Three SW Examples