Studying hardware design and architecture? Here are some free ebooks to help you out.
Investing on courses, certification and books can be tough on your pocket. To ease out the pressure for the current and aspirant computer hardware designers and architects out there, we bring 11 absolutely free ebooks On Hardware Design And Architecture. Happy reading!
Author/s: Craig Peacock
Publisher: Beyond Logic, 2007
Topics of the book includes, “Introduction to USB, Background, Architectural Overview, USB Data Flow Model, USB’s Two Standard Connectors, Low Level Electrical Signalling, Protocol Layer, USB Device Frame Work, USB Host Hardware and Software and Hub Specification.”
Author/s: Charles Severance, Kevin Dowd
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, 1998
The book aims to help out the new programmers and scientists in learning the basics of High Performance Computing. All that the book requires the reader to have is some basic understanding of modern computer architecture ans not any advanced computer engineering degree.
Author/s: Zhongfeng Wang
Publisher: InTech, 2010
The advancements in the VLSI technology have led to a huge explosion of development in computer and electronics. The book aims to elaborate the VLSI design techniques at various levels i.e. at the device level, the circuit level, the system level, and the architectural level.
4. Capability-Based Computer Systems
Author/s: Henry M. Levy
Publisher: Digital Press, 1984
The book is not just an introduction but also a survey, history and evaluation of the capability and object based computer systems. It is one of the most detailed text describing the early capability based and object based software/hardware systems.
5. Computer Aids for VLSI Design
Author/s: Steven M. Rubin
Publisher: Addison-Wesley, 1994
A broad view of the computational tools for VLSI designers. This book contains information valuable both to tool builders and to chip designers. The exposition is understandable to anyone familiar with computer programming and chip design.
6. Quantitative System Performance, Computer System Analysis Using Queuing Network Models
Author/s: Edward D. Lazowska
Publisher: Prentice Hall, 1984
This is a book book for computer system performance analysts. It should teach them to apply queueing network models as tools to assist in answering the questions of cost and performance that arise throughout the life of a computer system.
7. How Computers Work: Processor and Main Memory
Author/s: Roger Young
Publisher: 1st Books Library, 2002
The book is an electrical engineering text aimed at a non-technical audience with no knowledge of computers or electronics. The book begins with a very simple circuit and continues to a very complex circuit (a computer) while explaining everything.
8. Principles of Semiconductor Devices
Author/s: Bart Van Zeghbroeck, 2007
Aiming towards those who are willing to explore the behavior and attributes of the semiconductor devices, the book explains the relation in between the device material parameters vis-a-vis their resulting electrical characteristics. The book also provides the relationship between the physics and the design of the circuits.
9. Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals
Author/s: David Tarnoff
Publisher: Lulu.com, 2007
The text by David Tarnoff provides the tools that helps in better and easier understanding of the organization and logic design of the internals of a computer. It introduces the reader with the designing and creation of the computer circuits.
10. Algorithms and Data Structures in VLSI Design
Author/s: Christoph Meinel, Thorsten Theobald
Publisher: Springer, 1998
The invention and application of ordered binary decision diagrams (OBDDs) resulted into dramatic growth and developments in computer-aided design projects and if you are willing to study deeper in this research this book lends help. The content majorly focuses on applications in computer-aided circuit design.
The writer is a senior correspondent at EFY, Gurgaon
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