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The Minicomputer in the Laboratory -- with examples Using the PDP-11. James Cooper.

The Minicomputer in the Laboratory -- with examples Using the PDP-11.

John Wiley & Sons, NY / Wiley-Interscience, 1977; 365 pages, Index, appendices.
Condition: Very Good overall, hardcover, black with silver title on spine; the binding is sound and secure, pages are clean & unmarked.
Price: $10.00
Item no. M852
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Introd. to the PDP-11 Computer; memories, solid state memories, computer programming; Basic Numerical Concepts, important numerical concepts for PDP-11 Programming, complements etc; Basic Architecture of the PDP-11 - use of the PDP-11 console; status lights; console switches; loading programs from paper tape; loading programs using absolute loader; format of Absolute Loader Tapes;

Intro to PDP-11 Instruction Set - processor status register, single-operand instructions, double-operand instructions, a simple program, analsysis of the assembled program; The PDP-11 Addressing Modes; Writing Simple Programs - a program for adding 10 numbers; programming without using R0-R6; Proper initialization; the SOB instruction;

Assembling Programs; Logical & Shift Instructions & multiply-divide option instructions; Input-Output & Subroutines; Traps & Interrupts; The Floating Point Math Package FPMP11;

Advanced Programming Concepts and Techniques - using the PDP-10; summary of PDP-10 Cross-assembly instructions; summary of MAC DLX AND MACY11 error messages; summary of PDP-11 assembler Directives; use of LNKX11; Stack manipulation; position-independent code; reentrant routines; incrementing & decrementing; use of the stack for recursive subroutine calls etc; Debugging using ODT-11;

LABORATORY MINICOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - the LPS-11 Laboratory Data Peripheral - programming the display, analog-to-digital converter, multiplexer etc; Signal Averaging of Laboratory Data, Schmitt Trigger enable etc; Methods of Displaying & Plotting Data, variable width display, cursor display, plotting data etc; Peak Printout; The Use of the Fourier Transform in the Laboratory, nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared spectrometry, mathematics of the Fourier Transform, recipe for writing a fourier transform etc; Window Functions and Phase Correction Methods;

Bibliography; Appendices - instruction index & effects of various instruc. on the condition codes, memory map, etc.