TAB books, PA 1987, stated first edition, first printing; 452 pages, glossary, diagrams.
Condition: Very Good overall, large thick square softcover, small dimpled marks on front cover extending impressions lightly onto first few pages of table of contents; last few pages lower corners a bit dogearred. Binding is secure and sound, with a vertical crease; pages are clean and unmarked.
Categories: 1980's computers and computing, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, Intel, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Hardware, Home Computers, Personal Computers, Microcomputers, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Miscellaneous
Item DescriptionSections with multiple chapters in each; includes -- Intro to the 80386 - 32-bit Processor overview, data types, registers; Selectors and Descriptors; Interrupts and Exceptions; Memory - organization; interfacing; cache memory; Interfacing /B>- local bus and input/output; Prvilege and Protection, Pipelining, Multitasking;
Hardware and Hardware Subsystems - controllers, coprocessors, 82384 clock generator; thermal characteristics, hardware building and debugging, PAL descriptions (Programmable Array Logic); Programming the 80386-- software system design, language elements, addressing modes, instruction set overview, virtual 8086 environment, 80386 real-address mode, more; 80386 programming Notes; 80386 Instruction Set;
Introduction to Integrated Circuits, IC packaging, more; Interfacing Concepts; Memory Organization; Improving System performance;
Appendices -- Integrated Circuits and Intel - new Design Concept -- the 4004 chip; the 8008 chip; the 8080 chip; the 8080A chip; the 8085A chip; the 8086 Chip; the 8088 chip; the 80186 chip; the 80286 chip; the 80386 chip; Appendix 2 - register, bits, and flags listing; Acronyms and letter groups; Multibus I/II and the 80386; Appendix 5 - Instructions used in Protected Mode and a Sample Program; Glossary, Bibliography, Index
'Included is detailed coverage of the 80386 architecture, assembly language programming, and multi-tasking and multiprocessing. A full 80386 instruction set and appendices designed to give you a full understanding of the potentials offered by this revolutionary new microprocessor...' (from the rear cover) Intel's Revolutionary new 32-bit processor, a major breakthrough in desktop computing possibilities.