Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems

David Alciatore 2011

INTRODUCTION TO MECHATRONICS AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the evolving field of mechatronics for mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering majors. The author presents a concise review of electrical circuits, solid-state devices, digital circuits, and motors- all of which are fundamental to understanding mechatronic systems.

Mechatronics design considerations are presented throughout the text, and in "Design Example" features. The text's...

PIC Projects: A Practical Approach

Hassan Parchizadeh 2009

This book is a collection of projects based around various microcontrollers from the PIC family. The reader is carefully guided through the book, from very simple to more complex projects in order to gradually build their knowledge about PIC microcontrollers and digital electronics in general. On completion of this book, the reader should be able to design and build their own projects and solve other practical problems in digital electronics.

Many books in this area are theory based and can...

Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers

Harprit Sandhu 2009

Program PIC microcontrollers to drive small motors

Get your motors running in no time using this easy-to-follow guide. Detailed circuit diagrams and hands-on tutorials show you, step by step, how to program PIC microcontrollers to power a wide variety of small motors. You'll learn how to configure all the hardware and software components and test, troubleshoot, and debug your work. Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers is filled with more than 2,000 lines of PicBasic Pro code you can...

Designing Embedded Systems with PIC Microcontrollers, Second Edition: Principles and Applications

Tim Wilmshurst 2009

PIC microcontrollers are used worldwide in commercial and industrial devices. The 8-bit PIC which this book focuses on is a versatile work horse that completes many designs. An engineer working with applications that include a microcontroller will no doubt come across the PIC sooner rather than later. It is a must to have a working knowledge of this 8-bit technology. This book takes the novice from introduction of embedded systems through to advanced development techniques for utilizing and...

Beginner's Guide To Embedded C Programming: Using The Pic Microcontroller And The Hitech Picc-Lite C Compiler

Chuck Hellebuyck 2008

The C language has been covered in many books but none as dedicated to the embedded microcontroller beginner as the Beginner's Guide to Embedded C Programming. Through his down to earth style of writing Chuck Hellebuyck delivers a step by step introduction to learning how to program microcontrollers with the C language. In addition he uses a powerful C compiler that the reader can download for free in a series of hands on projects with sample code so you can learn right along with him. For...

Making PIC Microcontroller Instruments and Controllers

Harprit Sandhu 2008

Essential Design Techniques From the Workbench of a Pro

Harness the power of the PIC microcontroller unit with practical, common-sense instruction from an engineering expert. Through eight real-world projects, clear illustrations, and detailed schematics, Making PIC Microcontroller Instruments and Controllers shows you, step-by-step, how to design and build versatile PIC-based devices. Configure all necessary hardware and software, read input voltages, work with control pulses, interface with...

Microcontrollers: From Assembly Language to C Using the PIC24 Family

Robert B. Reese 2008

"Microcontrollers: From Assembly Language to C Using the PIC24 Family" provides an introduction to microprocessors and microcontrollers for either the student or hobbyist. It begins by discussing simple microprocessor architecture concepts, moves to assembly language programming in a C language context, then covers fundamental hardware interfacing topics such as parallel IO, asynchronous serial IO, synchronous serial I/O (I2C and SPI), interrupt-driven IO, timers, analog-to-digital...

Programming 32-bit Microcontrollers in C: Exploring the PIC32 (Embedded Technology)

Lucio Di Jasio 2008

*Just months after the introduction of the new generation of 32-bit PIC microcontrollers, a Microchip insider and acclaimed author takes you by hand at the exploration of the PIC32*Companion website includes source code in C and the Microchip MPLAB C32 compiler*Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasksThe new 32-bit microcontrollers bring the promise of more speed and more performance while offering an unprecedented level of...

PIC Microcontrollers: Know It All

Lucio Di Jasio 2007

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written over the past few years and creates a one-stop reference for engineers involved in markets from communications to embedded systems and everywhere in between. PIC design and development a natural fit for this reference series as it is one of the most popular microcontrollers in the world and we have several superbly authored books on the subject. This material ranges from the basics to more advanced topics. There is...

Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C: Learning to Fly the PIC 24 (Embedded Technology)

Lucio Di Jasio 2007

. A Microchip insider tells all on the newest, most powerful PICs ever! . FREE CD-ROM includes source code in C, the Microchip C30 compiler, and MPLAB SIM software. Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasksThe new 16-bit PIC24 chip provides embedded programmers with more speed, more memory, and more peripherals than ever before, creating the potential for more powerful cutting-edge PIC designs. This book teaches readers everything they...