Microprocessor Design https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0071459510.jpeg 1 9780071459518 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Gain a Working Knowledge of the Entire Microprocessor Design Flow This unique step-by-step guide is a complete introduction to modern microprocessor design, explained in simple nontechnical language without complex mathematics. An ideal primer for those working in or studying the semiconductor industry, Microprocessor Design explains all the key concepts, terms, and acronyms needed to understand the steps required to design and manufacture a microprocessor. Developed from a successful corporate training course, this hands-on learning guide walks readers through every step of microprocessor design. You'll follow a new processor product from initial planning through design to production. In Microprocessor Design, the author converts his real-world design and teaching experience into an easy-to-follow reference employing an on-the-job-training approach to cover: The evolution of microprocessors Microprocessor design planning Architecture and microarchitecture Logic design and circuit design Semiconductor manufacturing Processor packaging and test This authoritative reference is an excellent introduction for students or engineers new to processor design and can show industry veterans how their specialty fits into the overall design flow. This accessible and practical guide will provide the reader with a broad working knowledge of the concepts of microprocessor design, as well as an understanding of the individual steps in the process and the jargon used by the industry.
Microprocessor Design

Microprocessor Design

1st Edition
By Grant McFarland
ISBN10: 0071459510
ISBN13: 9780071459518
Copyright: 2006

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Program Details

Chapter 1: The Evolution of the Microprocessor

Chapter 2: Computer Components

Chapter 3: Design Planning

Chapter 4: Computer Architecture

Chapter 5: Microarchitecture

Chapter 6: Logic Design

Chapter 7: Circuit Design

Chapter 8: Layout

Chapter 9: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Chapter 10: Microprocessor Packaging

Chapter 11: Silicon Debug and Test



About the Author

Grant McFarland

Grant McFarland is a senior design engineer for Intel Corporation where he created a corporate training course and teaches the fudnamentals of microprocessor design. Dr. McFarland holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from stanford University and has participated in the design of three generations of the Pentium 4 microprocessor.