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 PICmicro MCU C: An introduction to Programming the Microchip PIC in CCS C PICmicro MCU C: An introduction to Programming the Microchip PIC in CCS C
This 2nd edition book is a complete introduction to programming M icrochip PICmicros in C with the use of the CCS C compiler. The book overviews the ease of using C and the CCS compiler for optimization of your programming. There are many examples to get you started on while using the compiler.
 PIC Basic Projects PIC Basic Projects
Covering the PICBASIC and PICBASIC PRO compilers, PICBASIC Projects provides an easy-to-use toolkit for developing applications with PICBASIC. Numerous simple projects give clear and concrete examples of how PICBASIC can be used to develop electronics applications, while larger and more advanced projects describe program operation in detail and give useful insights into developing more involved microcontroller applications.
 PIC Microcontroller Project Book PIC Microcontroller Project Book
PIC Microcontroller Project Book gives you hands-on directions for putting these chips to work. Starting with simple projects and experiments, this book leads you gradually into sophisticated programming techniques. No previous programming experience is necessary. John Iovine coaches you through every single step. Written with the beginner in mind, PIC Microcontroller Project Book gives you A-B-C guidance
 Programming PIC Microcontrollers with PICBASIC (Embedded Technology) Programming PIC Microcontrollers with PICBASIC (Embedded Technology)
This comprehensive tutorial assumes no prior experience with PICBASIC. It opens with an introduction to such basic concepts as variables, statements, operators, and structures. This is followed by discussion of the two most commonly used PICBASIC compilers. The author then discusses programming the most common version of the PIC microcontroller, the 15F84. The remainder of the book examines several real-world examples of programming PICs with PICBASIC.
 Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C: Learning to Fly the PIC 24 (Embedded Technology) Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C: Learning to Fly the PIC 24 (Embedded Technology)
The 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 need to know about these chips: how to program them, how to test them, and how to debug them, in order to take full advantage of the capabilities of the new PIC24 microcontroller architecture.
 Programming the PIC Microcontroller with MBASIC (Embedded Technology) Programming the PIC Microcontroller with MBASIC (Embedded Technology)
This comprehensive reference focuses on designing with Microchips mid-range PIC line using MBASIC, a powerful but easy to learn programming language. It illustrates MBASICs abilities through a series of design examples, beginning with simple PIC-based projects and proceeding through more advanced designs.
 Experimenting with the PIC Basic Pro Compiler Experimenting with the PIC Basic Pro Compiler
For all users of the excellent PicBasic Pro Compiler from microEngineering Labs. This excellent publication contains a wealth of projects and building blocks that slot straight into your programs. With 180 pages and 80 diagrams that illustrate exactly what goes where. The book is also accompanied by a CDROM containing the source code for the experiments discussed as well as the datasheets for all the semiconductor devices used.
The Quintessential PIC Microcontroller The Quintessential PIC Microcontroller
Key features include:
* The use of real-world hardware and software products to illustrate the material
* Numerous fully worked examples and self-assessment questions
* An associated web site providing solutions, further examples, and useful resources
* Clear and concise presentation of key points and underlying concepts
Microcontrol'n Apps - PIC Microcontroller Applications Guide Microcontrol'n Apps - PIC Microcontroller Applications Guide
Microcontrol'n Apps" © is an intermediate level applications guide covering Microchip Technology's PIC ® Microcontrollers. Serial communication as a means of transferring data between PIC® microcontrollers and peripheral chips and also between two or more PIC microcontrollers is described. Use of the 93C46 serial EEPROM is detailed as an example
PIC microcontrollers, 3rd edition PIC microcontrollers, 3rd edition
PIC microcontrollers : low-cost computers-in-a-chip; they allow electronics designers and hobbyists add intelligence and functions that mimic big computers for almost any electronic product or project. The purpose of this book is not to make a microcontroller expert out of you, but to make you equal to those who had someone to go to for their answers. Book contains many practical examples, complete assembler instruction set, appendix on MPLAB program package and more...
 Programming Microcontrollers in C (Embedded Technology Series)  Programming Microcontrollers in C (Embedded Technology Series)
Programming Microcontrollers In C is a "user friendly" compendium of solid information on the use of C to fully exploit the power of today's microcontrollers. Beginning with an excellent tutorial on C basics, the reader is introduced to microcontrollers with descriptions of their programming environment and tips on coding for microcontrollers.
 Networking and Internetworking with Microcontrollers  Networking and Internetworking with Microcontrollers
In this practical book, popular columnist and embedded designer Fred Eady is your guide and advisor. He pulls together all the necessary design background and details and shows you how to use todays affordable microcontrollers for powerful communications and networking applications such as local area networks and embedded internet. Using working code examples and schematics, Eady steers you through the basics using two popular microcontroller families, PIC and Atmel.
Microcontroller Programming: The Microchip PIC Microcontroller Programming: The Microchip PIC
Microcontroller Programming offers a self-contained presentation of the multidisciplinary tools needed to design and implement modern embedded systems and microcontrollers. The authors begin with basic electronics, number systems, and data concepts followed by digital logic, arithmetic, conversions, circuits, and circuit components to build a firm background in the computer science and electronics fundamentals involved in programming microcontrollers. For the remainder of the book, they focus on PIC architecture and programming tools and work systematically through programming various functions, modules, and devices
Experimenting with the PIC Basic Pro Compiler Experimenting with the PIC Basic Pro Compiler: A Collection of Building Blocks and Working Applications Using ME LABS Simple to Use Yet Powerful Compiler
For all users of the excellent PicBasic Pro Compiler from microEngineering Labs. This excellent publication contains a wealth of projects and building blocks that slot straight into your programs. With 180 pages and 80 diagrams that illustrate exactly what goes where.
PIC Robotics: A Beginner's Guide to Robotics Projects Using the PIC Micro
Here's everything the robotics hobbyist needs to harness the power of the PICMicro MCU! In this heavily-illustrated resource, author John Iovine provides plans and complete parts lists for 11 easy-to-build robots each with a PICMicro "brain.” The expertly written coverage of the PIC Basic Computer makes programming a snap -- and lots of fun

Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers
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 use right away. Use PIC microcontrollers to control all kinds of small motors, including:

  • Model aircraft R/C servos
  • Small DC motors
  • Servo DC motors with quadrature encoders
  • Bipolar stepper motors Small AC motors, solenoids, and relays
Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller
Tap into the latest advancements in PIC technology with the fully revamped Third Edition of McGraw-Hill's Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller. Long known as the subject's definitive text, this indispensable volume comes packed with more than 600 illustrations, and provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the PIC microcontroller's hardware and software schemes. With 100 experiments, projects, and libraries, you get a firm grasp of PICs, how they work, and the ins-and-outs of their most dynamic applications.
PIC Microcontroller: An Introduction to Software and Hardware Interfacing
This book presents a thorough introduction to the Microchip PIC(R) microcontroller family, including all of the PIC programming and interfacing for all the peripheral functions. A step-by-step approach to PIC assembly language programming is presented, with tutorials that demonstrate how to use such inherent development tools such as the Integrated Development Environment MPLAB, PIC18 C compiler, the ICD2 in-circuit debugger, and several demo boards. Comprehensive coverage spans the topics of interrupts, timer functions, parallel I/O ports, various serial communications such as USART, SPI, I2C, CAN, A/D converters, and external memory expansion.
PIC in Practice: A Project-Based Approach
PIC in Practice is a graded course based around the practical use of the PIC microcontroller through project work. Principles are introduced gradually, through hands-on experience, enabling students to develop their understanding at their own pace. Dave Smith has based the book on his popular short courses on the PIC for professionals, students and teachers at Manchester Metropolitan University. The result is a graded text, formulated around practical exercises, which truly guides the reader from square one. The book can be used at a variety of levels and the carefully graded projects make it ideal for colleges, schools and universities. Newcomers to the PIC will find it a painless introduction, whilst electronics hobbyists will enjoy the practical nature of this first course in microcontrollers. PIC in Practice introduces applications using the popular 16F84 device as well as the 16F627, 16F877, 12C508, 12C629 and 12C675. In this new edition excellent coverage is given to the 16F818, with additional information on writing and documenting software.
Using LEDs, LCDs and GLCDs in Microcontroller Projects
Describing the use of displays in microcontroller based projects, the author makes extensive use of real-world, tested projects. The complete details of each project are given, including the full circuit diagram and source code. The author explains how to program microcontrollers (in C language) with LED, LCD and GLCD displays; and gives a brief theory about the operation, advantages and disadvantages of each type of display.
Introduction to Microcontrollers
This text has been developed for the introductory courses on microcontrollers taught by the Institute of Computer Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology. It introduces undergraduate students to the field of microcontrollers – what they are, how they work, how they interface with their I/O components, and what considerations the programmer has to observe in hardware-based and embedded programming. This text is not intended to teach one particular controller architecture in depth, but should rather give an impression of the many possible architectures and solutions one can come across in today’s microcontrollers. We concentrate, however, on small 8-bit controllers and their most basic features, since they already offer enough variety to achieve our goals.
Programming 32-bit Microcontrollers in C
The new 32-bit microcontrollers bring the promise of more speed and more performance while offering an unprecedented level of compatibility with existing 8 and 16-bit PIC microcontrollers. In sixteen engaging chapters, using a parallel track to his previous title dedicated to 16-bit programming, the author puts all these claims to test while offering a gradual introduction to the development and debugging of embedded control applications in C. Author Lucio Di Jasio, a PIC and embedded control expert, offers unique insight into the new 32-bit architecture while developing a number of projects of growing complexity. Experienced PIC users and newcomers to the field alike will benefit from the text's many thorough examples which demonstrate how to nimbly side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently and optimize code using the new PIC32 features and peripheral set.
PIC Microcontrollers Programming in C
What are microcontrollers, anyway? Electronics built into one single chip capable of controlling a small submarine, a crane, an elevator… It’s up to you to decide what you want them to do and dump a program with the appropriate instructions into the chip. You're probably wondering what you need for it? Just a PC, a program for compiling and a simple device to transfer your code from the PC to the chip itself. Is it complicated? Absolutely not!
Programming 8-bit PIC Microcontrollers in C
PIC Microcontrollers are present in almost every new electronic application that is released from garage door openers to the iPhone. With the proliferation of this product more and more engineers and engineers-to-be (students) need to understand how to design, develop, and build with them. Martin Bates, best-selling author, has provided a step-by-step guide to programming these microcontrollers (MCUs) with the C programming language.
Teach Yourself PIC Microcontrollers for Absolute Beginners
An entry level text for those who want to explore the wonderful world of microcontrollers.A large number of material in this text has its origins in someone else’s work, like I made extensive use of text available from Mikroelectronica and other sites.This text is basically an accompanying tutorial for our PIC-Lab-II training board.I wish my this attempt help someone, write another text
PIC C : An Introduction to Programming the Microchip PIC in C
This book is intended to introduce engineers to the C language for designs operating on the Microchip PIC family. The CCS and HI TECH C compilers are covered in the examples section and reference is made to both compilers in the text. Covers the Components of C, Variables, Functions, Operators, Program Control, Arrays/Strings, Pointers, Structures and Unions and Examples. The text is littered with examples and exercises
Interfacing PIC Microcontrollers Embedded Design by Interactive Simulation
A great introductory text for those starting out in this field and as a source reference for more experienced engineers. Martin Bates has drawn upon 20 years of experience of teaching microprocessor systems to produce a book containing an excellent balance of theory and practice with numerous working examples throughout. It provides comprehensive coverage of basic microcontroller system interfacing using the latest interactive software, Proteus VSM, which allows real-time simulation of microcontroller based designs and supports the development of new applications from initial concept to final testing and deployment.
Designing Embedded Systems with PIC Microcontrollers
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 optimizing the PIC family of microcontrollers in your device. To truly understand the PIC, assembly and C programming language must be understood. The author explains both with sample code and examples, and makes the transition from the former to the latter an easy one. This is a solid building block for future PIC endeavors.
Advanced PIC Microcontroller - Projects in C From USB to RTOS with the PIC18F Series
Offering an initial introduction to programming in C, this text then describes the project development cycle in full, giving details of the process of editing, compilation, error handling, programming, and the use of specific development tools.
PIC Microcontrollers: An Introduction to Microelectronics
The use of microcontroller based solutions to everyday design problems in electronics, is the most important development in the field since the introduction of the microprocessor itself. The PIC family is established as the number one microcontroller at an introductory level. Assuming no prior knowledge of microprocessors, Martin Bates provides a comprehensive introduction to microprocessor systems and applications covering all the basic principles of microelectronics.
PICmicro Microcontroller Pocket Reference
Designed to complement Programming & Customizing the PICMICRO, this book contains a minimum of verbiage and serves as an immediate device, code and circuit lookup for experienced PICMICRO applications designers.
PIC Microcontrollers: Know It All
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 also a very strong project basis to this learning. The average embedded engineer working with this microcontroller will be able to have any question answered by this compilation. He/she will also be able to work through real-life problems via the projects contained in the book. The Newnes Know It All Series presentation of theory, hard fact, and project-based direction will be a continual aid in helping the engineer to innovate in the workplace.
The PIC Microcontroller - Your Personal Introductory Course
Assuming no prior knowledge of microcontrollers and introducing the PIC Microcontroller's capabilities through simple projects, this book is ideal for electronics hobbyists, students, school pupils and technicians. The step-by-step explanations and the useful projects make it ideal for student and pupil self-study: this is not just a reference book - you start work with the PIC microcontroller straight away.
Pick'n up the Pace -- Microcontroller Application Guide (for intermediate users)
"PIC'n Up The Pace" is an intermediate level applications guide covering Microchip Technology's PIC Microcontrollers. Serial communication as a means of transferring data between PIC's and peripheral chips and also between two or more PIC's is described. Use of the 93C46 serial EEPROM is detailed as an example. Since we live in an analog world, A/D and D/A are discussed with several methods illustrated for each. Conditioning signals from sensors with an analog voltage output is described. Interfacing PIC controlled systems with humans requires some math, binary to decimal conversion and vice versa, alphanumeric LCD intefacing and scanning keypads. Single wire serial communication with a PIC-controlled LCD module which can be built by the reader is included. A digital thermometer example projects brings these topics together as an example. Finally, PIC16C84/PIC16F84 data EEPROM memory, program memory paging and locating tables in program memory are discussed. "PIC'n Up The Pace" gives the reader the tools to design and build intermediate microcontroller-based instrumentation and systems.
Making PIC Microcontroller Instruments and Controllers
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 peripherals, and debug your results. You'll also get valuable appendices covering technical terms, abbreviations, and a list of sample programs available online.
Embedded C Programming - Techniques and Applications of C and PIC MCU
A hands-on introductory course on concepts of C programming using a PIC® microcontroller and CCS C compiler. Through a project-based approach, this book provides an easy to understand method of learning the correct and efficient practices to program a PIC® microcontroller in C language. Principles of C programming are introduced gradually, building on skill sets and knowledge. Early chapters emphasize the understanding of C language through experience and exercises, while the latter half of the book covers the PIC® microcontroller, its peripherals, and how to use those peripherals from within C in great detail.
Universal Display Book for PIC Microcontrollers
The newcomer to Microchip's PIC micro controllers invariably gets an LED to flash as their first attempt to master this technology. You can use just a simple LED indicator in order to show that your initial attempt is working, which will give you confidence to move forward. This is how the book begins - simple programs to flash LEDs, and eventually by stages to use other display indicators such as the 7-segment display, alphanumeric liquid crystal displays and eventually a color graphic LCD. As the reader progresses through the book, bigger and upgraded PIC chips are introduced, with full circuit diagrams and source code, both in assembler and C. In addition, a small tutorial is included using the MPLAB programming environment, together with the EAGLE schematic and PCB design package to enable readers to create their own designs using the book's many case studies as working examples to work from.
PIC microcontrollers, for beginners too
The purpose of this book is not to make a microcontroller expert out of you, but to make you equal to those who had someone to go to for their answers. Book contains many practical examples, complete assembler instruction set, appendix on MPLAB program package and more.