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Elements of the Microcomputer

We will treat the microprocessor as just another IC chip on a circuit board. Our stripped-down version will result in a computer suitable to specialized, single-process or single-circuit applications.

In a typical research laboratory arrangement, the computer would be used to control equipment, acquire data from the measurement apparatus, perform mathematical operations on the data and make these available on a display device for operator review.

Doug Gingrich
Tue Jul 13 16:55:15 EDT 1999