Microchip´s tutorial: Harvard vs. Von Neumann arquitecture. RISC set of instructions. Pipeline processing.
Description: In this animation made in Flash format, the company Microchip shows very clearly and using animated diagrams, the differences between Harvard and Von Neumann arquitectures, and the characteristics of the RISC instruction set, pipeline processing, and the 14-bit instruction word length in the code memory microcontroller Midrange family.
The video is educational and highly recommended to understand the differences between the two architectures: the Harvard and Von Neumann.
Download the following file to your computer to watch the animation: X14Architecture.zip (12 Mb).
Extract the files and store them in the same folder, as shown in the figure below. Run file x14Arch.exe
Files must be in same folder. Execute FLASH file: x14Arch.exe