IT Systems Concepts

  • A. J. Sammes
  • B. L. Jenkinson
Part of the Practitioner Series book series (PRACT.SER.)


In this chapter we will be examining the following topics:
  • The memory and the processor

  • Address and data buses

  • The stored program concept

  • Format of instructions

  • The processor mechanism

  • A worked example of processor execution

  • Stepping through the worked example

  • Program and data and rules and objects

  • Software and programming

  • Breaking sequence

  • A black box model of the PC


Main Memory Internal Combustion Engine System Concept Memory Address Magnetic Disk 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Sammes
    • 1
  • B. L. Jenkinson
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and Simulation, Royal Military College of ScienceCranfield UniversityShrivenham, Swindon, WiltshireUK

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