After introductory material explaining the applications and origins of microcontrollers, a programmer's view is developed, the hardware is described, and instructions are given for connection to the outside world for control applications. The accompanying CD-ROM contains source code, a demo version of the THRSim11 simulator, a IC11 demo C compiler, a cross assembler, and electronic design tools. The book can be used as a text in introductory, interfacing, industrial control courses for students with background in digital logic and numbering systems. This fourth edition uses C program examples throughout, and contains new appendices to reinforce key topics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The third edition of textbook which provides the background knowledge necessary to understand and use microcontrollers in general and the Motorola 68HC11 in specific. After explaining the applications and origins of microcontrollers, the programmer's view of the 68HC11 is developed and its hardware is described. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.