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Essential Guide to Semiconductors, The by Jim Turley

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Chapter 6. Essential Guide to Microprocessors

In this chapter...

  • Overview of Microprocessors

  • Microprocessor History and Evolution

  • What's a Processor Architecture?

  • Microprocessor Anatomy and Gazetteer

  • What Do 4-Bit, 8-Bit, 16-Bit, and 32-Bit Mean?

  • Performance, Benchmarks, and Gigahertz

  • What Is Software?

  • Choosing Microprocessors

  • Microprocessor Future Trends

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