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III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations,January 2010 MICROPROC. AND MICRO-CONTROLLERS Common to BME, ETM, E.CONT.E, EIE, ECE, EEE Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) What are the improvements in the architecture of 8086 over 8085 microprocessor. Explain them in detail? (b) Explain how physical address is calculated from the effective address of data from the instruction in 8086. Explain affective address calculation for different addressing modes. [4+12] 2. Explain the architectural features of MC 68000. 3. (a) Give the format of 80386 segment descriptor and explain. (b) Give the format of 80386 gate descriptor. How is it accessed when there is a procedure call? [16] 4. (a) Explain the features of Level 1 instruction and data caches of Pentium microprocessor. (b) Discuss the functions of branch prediction and Branch Target Buffer of Pentium microprocessor. [7+9] 5. (a) Explain the terms: i. Baud rate in the 8051 ii. SCON register (b) List out the steps involved in programming the 8051 to transfer data serially. [3+4+9] 6. (a) Explain the differences between the CISC and RISC processors? (b) Explain the advantages of VLSI realization when a microprocessor uses RISC architecture? [8+8] 7. (a) Explain the stack operation in 8051 microcontroller? (b) Discuss how the CPU uses the stack to store CALL and RET addresses? [8+8] 8. (a) Explain the various stages involved in the development of Pentium based systems? (b) Explain the use of in circuit emulator in a development system? Discuss ICE for Pentium based system development? [8+8] [16]

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Set No. 4

III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations,January 2010 MICROPROC. AND MICRO-CONTROLLERS Common to BME, ETM, E.CONT.E, EIE, ECE, EEE Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Explain the differences between the CISC and RISC processors? (b) Explain the advantages of VLSI realization when a microprocessor uses RISC architecture? [8+8] 2. (a) Explain the features of Level 1 instruction and data caches of Pentium microprocessor. (b) Discuss the functions of branch prediction and Branch Target Buffer of Pentium microprocessor. [7+9] 3. Explain the architectural features of MC 68000. 4. (a) Explain the stack operation in 8051 microcontroller? (b) Discuss how the CPU uses the stack to store CALL and RET addresses? [8+8] 5. (a) Explain the terms: i. Baud rate in the 8051 ii. SCON register (b) List out the steps involved in programming the 8051 to transfer data serially. [3+4+9] 6. (a) Explain the various stages involved in the development of Pentium based systems? (b) Explain the use of in circuit emulator in a development system? Discuss ICE for Pentium based system development? [8+8] 7. (a) What are the improvements in the architecture of 8086 over 8085 microprocessor. Explain them in detail? (b) Explain how physical address is calculated from the effective address of data from the instruction in 8086. Explain affective address calculation for different addressing modes. [4+12] 8. (a) Give the format of 80386 segment descriptor and explain. (b) Give the format of 80386 gate descriptor. How is it accessed when there is a procedure call? [16] [16]

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Code No: 16012

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Set No. 1

III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations,January 2010 MICROPROC. AND MICRO-CONTROLLERS Common to BME, ETM, E.CONT.E, EIE, ECE, EEE Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) What are the improvements in the architecture of 8086 over 8085 microprocessor. Explain them in detail? (b) Explain how physical address is calculated from the effective address of data from the instruction in 8086. Explain affective address calculation for different addressing modes. [4+12] 2. (a) Explain the features of Level 1 instruction and data caches of Pentium microprocessor. (b) Discuss the functions of branch prediction and Branch Target Buffer of Pentium microprocessor. [7+9] 3. Explain the architectural features of MC 68000. 4. (a) Explain the terms: i. Baud rate in the 8051 ii. SCON register (b) List out the steps involved in programming the 8051 to transfer data serially. [3+4+9] 5. (a) Explain the various stages involved in the development of Pentium based systems? (b) Explain the use of in circuit emulator in a development system? Discuss ICE for Pentium based system development? [8+8] 6. (a) Explain the differences between the CISC and RISC processors? (b) Explain the advantages of VLSI realization when a microprocessor uses RISC architecture? [8+8] 7. (a) Explain the stack operation in 8051 microcontroller? (b) Discuss how the CPU uses the stack to store CALL and RET addresses? [8+8] 8. (a) Give the format of 80386 segment descriptor and explain. (b) Give the format of 80386 gate descriptor. How is it accessed when there is a procedure call? [16] [16]

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Code No: 16012

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Set No. 3

III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations,January 2010 MICROPROC. AND MICRO-CONTROLLERS Common to BME, ETM, E.CONT.E, EIE, ECE, EEE Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Explain the terms: i. Baud rate in the 8051 ii. SCON register (b) List out the steps involved in programming the 8051 to transfer data serially. [3+4+9] 2. (a) Explain the various stages involved in the development of Pentium based systems? (b) Explain the use of in circuit emulator in a development system? Discuss ICE for Pentium based system development? [8+8] 3. Explain the architectural features of MC 68000. [16]

4. (a) What are the improvements in the architecture of 8086 over 8085 microprocessor. Explain them in detail? (b) Explain how physical address is calculated from the effective address of data from the instruction in 8086. Explain affective address calculation for different addressing modes. [4+12] 5. (a) Explain the stack operation in 8051 microcontroller? (b) Discuss how the CPU uses the stack to store CALL and RET addresses? [8+8] 6. (a) Explain the features of Level 1 instruction and data caches of Pentium microprocessor. (b) Discuss the functions of branch prediction and Branch Target Buffer of Pentium microprocessor. [7+9] 7. (a) Explain the differences between the CISC and RISC processors? (b) Explain the advantages of VLSI realization when a microprocessor uses RISC architecture? [8+8] 8. (a) Give the format of 80386 segment descriptor and explain. (b) Give the format of 80386 gate descriptor. How is it accessed when there is a procedure call? [16]

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