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Chapter 2

Computer Organization and Architecture

 

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This chapter provides an insight into the basic science of computer architecture and organization. The architecture of a computer defines the manner in which the hardware components of the system work to meet functional objectives, and enabling these hardware components to work in a harmonized manner is called computer organization. The chapter begins with the structure and functioning of CPU. It then discusses the operations performed on the instruction and user data. Further, the communication among the processor, memory, and I/O devices is explained. CISC and RISC architectures are described ...

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