Mastering Microcontrollers: Helped By Arduino

Clemens Valens 2013

Arduino boards have become hugely successful. They are simple to use and inexpensive. This book will not only familiarize you with the world of Arduino but it will also teach you how to program microcontrollers in general. In this book theory is put into practice on an Arduino board using the Arduino programming environment. The author, an Elektor Expert, provides the reader with the basic theoretical knowledge necessary to program any microcontroller: inputs and outputs (analog and...

Exploring Arduino: Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry

Jeremy Blum 2013

Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino

Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you're a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you'll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational exercises that gradually get more advanced. In...

Computer Organization and Design, Fifth Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer

David A. Patterson 2013

The fifth edition of Computer Organization and Design-winner of a 2014 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association-moves forward into the post-PC era with new examples, exercises, and material highlighting the emergence of mobile computing and the cloud. This generational change is emphasized and explored with updated content featuring tablet computers, cloud infrastructure, and the ARM (mobile computing devices) and x86 (cloud computing)...

Programmable Microcontrollers with Applications: MSP430 LaunchPad with CCS and Grace

Cem Unsalan 2013


Expand your electronics design skills to include the MSP430 family of ultra-low-power microprocessors with help from this practical guide. Programmable Microcontrollers with Applications: MSP430 LaunchPad with CCS and Grace thoroughly explains each concept and provides illustrated examples and projects. Find out how to configure the MSP430, efficiently program custom functions, process analog and digital signals, and interface with...

The Definitive Guide to ARM® Cortex®-M3 and Cortex®-M4 Processors, Third Edition

Joseph Yiu 2013

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to include extensive information on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor, providing a complete up-to-date guide to both Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M4 processors, and which enables migration from various processor architectures to the exciting world of the Cortex-M3 and M4.

This book presents the background of the ARM architecture and outlines the features of the processors such as the instruction set, interrupt-handling and also demonstrates how to...

Software Engineering for Embedded Systems: Methods, Practical Techniques, and Applications (Expert Guide)


This Expert Guide gives you the techniques and technologies in software engineering to optimally design and implement your embedded system. Written by experts with a solutions focus, this encyclopedic reference gives you an indispensable aid to tackling the day-to-day problems when using software engineering methods to develop your embedded systems.

With this book you will learn:

  • The principles of good architecture for an embedded system
  • Design practices to help make your embedded project...

The Designer's Guide to the Cortex-M Processor Family: A Tutorial Approach

Martin 2013

The Designer's Guide to the Cortex-M Family is a tutorial-based book giving the key concepts required to develop programs in C with a Cortex M- based processor. The book begins with an overview of the Cortex- M family, giving architectural descriptions supported with practical examples, enabling the engineer to easily develop basic C programs to run on the Cortex- M0/M0+/M3 and M4. It then examines the more advanced features of the Cortex architecture such as memory protection, operating...

MSP430-based Robot Applications: A Guide to Developing Embedded Systems

Dan Harres 2013

This book provides a careful explanation of the basic areas of electronics and computer architecture, along with lots of examples, to demonstrate the interface, sensor design, programming and microcontroller peripheral setup necessary for embedded systems development. With no need for mechanical knowledge of robots, the book starts by demonstrating how to modify a simple radio-controlled car to create a basic robot. The fundamental electronics of the MSP430 are described, along with...

Getting Started with the MSP430 Launchpad

Adrian Fernandez 2013

This book explores the world of microcontroller development through friendly lessons and progressively challenging projects, which will have you blink LEDs, make music with buzzers & interact with different sensors like accelerometers and temperature sensors. This book is focused on the MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit, which is a complete microcontroller development platform that includes everything you need to start creating microcontroller-based projects. Many of the 25+ projects...

Real-Time Embedded Systems: Open-Source Operating Systems Perspective

Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti 2012

From the Foreword:

"…the presentation of real-time scheduling is probably the best in terms of clarity I have ever read in the professional literature. Easy to understand, which is important for busy professionals keen to acquire (or refresh) new knowledge without being bogged down in a convoluted narrative and an excessive detail overload. The authors managed to largely avoid theoretical-only presentation of the subject, which frequently affects books on operating systems.

… an...