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tinyAVR Microcontroller Projects for the Evil Genius

by Dhananjay V. Gadre and Nehil Malhotra

For those looking for a practical learning book for the AVR series of microcontrollers, this is an ideal starting point. This new book has a heap of useful projects based on the tinyAVR range of microcontrollers. Each project has detailed circuit information, together with the necessary code and pcb layout for easy construction. All the code is written in C language and the book teaches both programming and basic circuits for the ATTiny microcontrollers. Projects start from the very basic simple led's to more complex graphical LCD's, as well some interesting alternative energy projects.

The book is ideal for the beginner and will have you up and running with simply experiments in no time. The projects are easy to build and plenty of knowledge is gained through this practical approach.



  • 34 Complete Projects with Circuit Diagrams, Code and Parts Lists
  • Introduces C Programming with Plenty of Real World Examples
  • Based on the Atmel ATTiny Range of AVR Microcontrollers
  • Includes LED, LCD, Sensor, Audio and Alternative Energy Projects
  • 251 Pages

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AVR - An Introductory Course

by John Morton

Interested in learning about the AVR microcontroller range, this excellent introductory book, starts from the basics and steps you through a number of applications and real world examples with code and circuits. Theory is based on the AT90S1200 and ATTiny range of AVR microcontrollers. With examples for using the UART and SPI interfaces, plus how to set-up the registers etc. Easy to read and follow, great for the beginner.



  • Teaches the AVR range of Microcontrollers from the Beginning
  • Code and Circuit examples included
  • Explains use of the various peripherals and setting up of registers
  • Plenty of Complete Code Examples included
  • 235 Pages

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Programming and Customizing The AVR Microcontroller

by Dhananjay V. Gadre

Programming and Customizing the AVR Microcontroller clarifies this versatile chip basic's and coaches you through sophisticated applications, using plenty of examples. Plenty of projects, further explore and expand on the features of these microcontrollers. Also includes introduction to writing code using C.



  • Easy-to-use explanations of all the AVR's subsystems
  • Plenty of ready-to-try projects
  • AVR applications using assembly and C
  • CD-ROM Included

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8051 Microcontrollers

by David Calcutt, Fred Cowan, Hassan Parchizadeh

The 8051 Microcontrollers are the most range of microcontrollers in use today. This excellent training course, starts from the basics and then proceeds to explain each function of the microcontroller, together with code examples and how to set-up the various functions. Interrupts, eeprom memory, UART's, timers are all covered in detail. Several projects are then developed using a combination of these features to show how these work together to build a complete system. The XA 16-bit range of microcontrollers and low-pin count micros are also covered. This book is an excellent text book for use in colleges and universities, as well as a self taught training program for using the 8051 microcontrollers.

Part Code: 8051MICROBOOK


  • Covers each function of the 8051 Microcontroller
  • Real World Projects with Circuits and Code Included
  • Complete Microcontroller Instruction List included
  • Exercises with solutions provided to test your knowledge as you proceed
  • 408 Pages

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The Definitive Guide to the ARM Cortex M0

by Joseph Yiu

The ARM Cortex-M0 is now the basis for many microcontrollers supplied from NXP, Freescale and Atmel. The new book covers the basics of this new series, designed for low power, low voltage requirements. This book starts first with the basis behind the M0 series and then discusses the architecture of the CPU. Programming is then introduced with a complete listing of the assembly language instructions including examples. Interrupts and program control are also discussed in detail. The book then discusses writing application programs in C language and introduces some of the compilers and programming tools currently available. This book is an excellent starting point or course book for using ARM Microcontrollers.



  • Covers the Basic Architecture and Memory Arrangement
  • Includes Assembly Language Instruction Set and Examples
  • C Programming and Programming Tools are also Covered
  • Ideal for Students and Engineers
  • 529 Pages

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The Definitive Guide to the ARM Cortex M3

by Joseph Yiu

This book is one of the first major books to cover the ARM Cortex range of processors. The book is a good starting point for those wanting to program any of the new ARM boards, including our ET-ARM Stamp. The book begins with an overview of the core and the basics of the processor. Then moves on to explain the instruction set, with the various instructions and the affect on the registers. The processor memory, exceptions and interrupts are all covered with plenty of examples. Finally the book covers the various tools available to work with the processor and also the debug and software development tools available. The book is ideal for anyone with a background in microcontrollers and is just starting out with ARM processor range.



  • Covers all the necessary features of the ARM Cortex Processor
  • Plenty of Code Examples and Flowcharts
  • Complete Instruction Summary
  • 359 Pages

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Fast and Effective Embedded Systems Design - Applying the ARM mbed

by Rob Toulson and Tim Wilmshurst

Great new practical book for applying and developing embedded systems with the ARM mbed platform. Based on the ARM mbed development platform, this book first covers the cpu architecture for the mbed core and and shows how to set-up the programming software. Basic digital I/O and analog I/O is covered with plenty of practical examples and programming in C language. More advanced interfacing techniques for serial communication, controlling LCD's and Digital Signal Processing are developed, with plenty of real world examples. The final chapters cover system design and using the mbed libraries.

This book is ideal as a textbook for learning about ARM microcontrollers and C programming. Each chapter builds on the previous chapters, with plenty of code example and real world practical applications.



  • Excellent Introduction to C Programming and ARM Architecture
  • Teaches all the Basic Interfacing Techniques
  • Covers Digital and Analog I/O, LCD's and Serial Communication
  • Ideal Texbook for ARM and Embedded Design
  • 380 Pages

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Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer

by Simon Taylor

Microsoft® .NET Gadgeteer software is now available, this very powerful embedded language uses Microsoft® Visual C to provide a standard and easy to write software development platform for embedded applications. Programs can be written and tested in this environment and then loaded onto a wide range of different boards and devices. A wide range of classes are already available for implementing serial interfacing, display devices, ethernet and much more.

This new book is ideal for the beginner wanting to develop applications with this powerful software. The book starts with the basics of the architecture of these devices and then shows how to load and install the software to start writing your applications. Clear step-by-step instructions are provided for installing, deploying and debugging your code. The second part of the book, covers real world interfacing with plenty of examples and code snippets. Basic I/O interfacing is first introduced and then the book moves onto cover serial communication, SD card interfacing, ethernet connections and also web point devices. The third section of the book covers the design and development of your Gadgeteer Product. The new Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer book is perfect for the beginner to get up and running quickly with this powerful development platform.



  • Ideal Starting Point for Developing Applications with this Program
  • Step-by-Step Guide for Installing the Software
  • Examples for Ethernet, SD Cards, Serial Communication and I/O Interfacing
  • Detailed Information on Deploying and Debugging your Program
  • 244 Pages

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Programming and Customizing the PICAXE Microcontroller

by David Lincoln - Second Edition

Now in it's Second Edition, this book is the definitive guide for learning about the PICAXE Microcontroller. The book starts with the basics of the microcontroller and then details the programming language used, with plenty of coding examples. All the typical interfacing requirements are detailed, including keypads, stepper motors, LED's, I2C, SPI and LCD's. A number of detailed projects are included, with circuit diagrams, parts lists and program listings. The book also includes an excellent section on data conversion and advanced arithmetic, ideal for students and hobbyists, new to using microcontrollers. For those starting with this microcontroller with is an excellent companion and will save a lot of time with heaps of information and examples included.



  • Excellent Introduction to Using Microcontrollers and the PICAXE
  • Plenty of Easy to Build Projects Covering Typical Interfacing Requirements
  • Detailed Information on Data Conversation and Advanced Arithmetics for the Microcontroller
  • Ideal for School, University and Real-World Monitoring Projects
  • 302 Pages

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PICAXE Microcontroller Projects for the Evil Genius

by Ron Hackett

The latest in the Evil Genius series covers PICAXE Microcontrollers. This easy to read book, introduces the basic of prototyping boards first, before moving on to the PICAXE Microcontroller range. Ideal for the beginner, the book includes details pictures, diagrams and code for each project.

Projects include an infrared input switch, parallel LCD display, keypad interfacing and a complete multifunction device. The final portion of the book is devoted to building a full scale Octavius robot, with motion control and object detection. The book lists all the programming code for each project and includes plenty of background information for each application. For those starting out with PICAXE microcontrollers, this is an excellent book to start with.



  • Covers Introductory Board Prototyping
  • Detailed Information on M2 Processors
  • Heaps of Useful Projects including Keypads, LCD's and more
  • Full Program Listings for Each Project
  • Build a Complete Robot with Object Detection
  • 265 Pages

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Programming 16-bit Microcontrollers in C

by Lucio Di Jasio

Excellent new book will help you take your programming knowledge and embedded solutions to the next level. Utilize the power of the new range of 16-bit microcontrollers with the PIC24 Microchip microcontrollers. These chips offer a much more powerful solution with more speed and larger memories, for the most advanced embedded applications. This book covers all the necessary topics for you to utilize these powerful microcontrollers, including sections on interrupts, communication, analogue inputs, file I/O, LCD's, mass storage and much more. With plenty of code examples and practical information, this book is an ideal starting point to step up to the 16-bit range of microcontrollers.



  • Covers all Necessary Topics for 16-bit Programming
  • Plenty of Code and Practical Examples included
  • Teaches how to control LCD's, Analogue Inputs, Mass Storage
  • CD Included with C Source code and free C30 Compiler
  • 379 Pages

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Hands-On ZigBee

by Fred Eady

ZigBee has already arrived and will soon become the standard for wireless networking of small devices. This book is an ideal introduction and practical guide for setting up and developing your ZigBee systems. The book first explains the basics of ZigBee protocols and then implements a number of different solutions using a variety of readily available components from the major chip manufacturers. This book is ideal for the design engineer developing a ZigBee solution and will have you up and running with your first ZigBee design very quickly.



  • Ideal for Developing and Improving your ZigBee Designs
  • Plenty of Code and Design Examples included
  • Covers Technology from Freescale, Microchip and Cypress
  • CD Included with C Source code and ZigBee Specifications
  • 336 Pages

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Embedded Systems

by Jack Ganssle

Excellent New Embedded Control System text book, introducing the concepts of good design theory and implementation in a real-world environment. This book is microcontroller-independent and teaches complex control theories that can be used with any microcontroller or DSP control system. The book covers system-level design followed by interfacing and then the necessary hardware and software design constraints. The book also convers the different control techniques, including feedback and closed loop control systems. Followed by some real-world examples together with information on interfacing to analog I/O and also design using DSP controllers. Embedded Systems is an ideal University textbook or reference book for designers and engineers involved in designing embedded systems.



  • Covers System Design and Interfacing Requirements
  • Introduces Good Design Theories rather than a Specific Microcontroller Based Tutorial
  • Explains Closed Loop Control Systems and Various Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Excellent University Text Book and Reference Book for Embedded Systems
  • 563 Pages

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