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By David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

The computing global this day is in the course of a revolution: cellular consumers and cloud computing have emerged because the dominant paradigms riding programming and innovation at the present time. The 5th variation of Computer Architecture makes a speciality of this dramatic shift, exploring the ways that software program and know-how within the cloud are accessed through mobile phones, capsules, laptops, and different cellular computing units. each one bankruptcy contains real-world examples, one cellular and one datacenter, to demonstrate this innovative change.

  • Updated to hide the cellular computing revolution
  • Emphasizes the 2 most crucial subject matters in structure this present day: reminiscence hierarchy and parallelism in all its forms.
  • Develops universal subject matters all through each one bankruptcy: energy, functionality, expense, dependability, defense, programming types, and rising developments ("What's Next")
  • Includes 3 evaluate appendices within the revealed textual content. extra reference appendices can be found online.
  • Includes up-to-date Case reviews and fully new exercises.

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However, environmental issues and the unpleasant dependence on oil led to the resurgence of interest in EVs in the 1960s. Growth in the enabling technologies added to environmental and economic concerns over the next several decades, increasing the demand for investing in research and development for EVs. 1 Top-level perspective of an EV system. vehicles. The trend increases today, with EVs serving as zero-emission vehicles, and hybrid electric vehicles already filling in for ultralow-emission vehicles.

EV: top speed, 40 mph; range, 100 mi/charge • 1912—34,000 EVs registered; EVs outnumber gas-powered vehicles 2-to-1 • 1915—Woods EV: top speed, 40 mph; range, 100 mi/charge • 1915—Lansden EV: weight, 2460 Ib, top speed, 93 mi/charge, capacity, 1 ton payload • 1920s—EVs disappear, and ICEVs become predominant The factors that led to the disappearance of EV after its short period of success were as follows: 1. Invention of starter motor in 1911 made gas vehicles easier to start. 2. Improvements in mass production of Henry T (gas-powered car) vehicles sold for $260 in 1925, compared to $850 in 1909.

GM Impact 3 (1993 completed): a. Based on 1990 Impact displayed at the Los Angeles auto show b. Two-passenger, two-door coupe, street legal and safe c. Initially, 12 built for testing; 50 built by 1995 to be evaluated by 1000 potential customers d. System and characteristics: i. Motor—one, three-phase induction motor; 137 hp; 12,000 rev/m ii. Battery pack—lead-acid (26), 12 V batteries connected in series (312 V), 869 lb iii. Motor drive—DC-to-AC inverter using insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) iv.

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