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Chapter 1. Device Architecture

Mark L. Chang
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

The best race car drivers understand how their cars work. The best architects know how carpenters, bricklayers, and electricians do their jobs. And the best programmers know how the hardware they are programming does computation. Knowing how your device works, “down to the metal,” is essential for efficient utilization of available resources.


  

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