The book provides comprehensive coverage of the hardware and software aspects of the 8085 microprocessor. It also introduces advanced processors from Intel family, SUN SPARC microprocessor and ARM Processor. The book teaches you the 8085 architecture, instruction set, machine cycles and timing diagrams, Assembly Language Programming (ALP), Interrupts, interfacing 8085 with support chips, memory and peripheral ICs - 8255 and 8259. The book explains the features, architecture, memory addressing, operating modes, addressing modes of Intel 8086, 80286, 80386 microprocessors, segmentation, paging and protection mechanism provided by 80386 microprocessor and the features of 80486 and Pentium Processors. It also explains the architecture of SUN SPARC microprocessor and ARM Processor.