The PIC Microcontroller Your Personal Introductory Course By John Morton E-Book

Book Introduction:

John Morton offers a uniquely concise and practical guide to getting up and running with the PIC Microcontroller. The PIC is one of the most popular of the microcontrollers that are transforming electronic project work and product design, and this book is the ideal introduction for students, teachers, technicians and electronics enthusiasts.
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.
The revised third edition focuses entirely on the re-programmable flash PIC microcontrollers such as the PIC16F54, PIC16F84 and the extraordinary 8-pin PIC12F508 and PIC12F675 devices.
* Demystifies the leading microcontroller for students, engineers an hobbyists
* Emphasis on putting the PIC to work, not theoretical microelectronics
* Simple programs and circuits introduce key features and commands through project work.

PIC Microcontroller

Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 23rd September 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.4  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.358

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements p. ix
Preface to the third edition p. xi
Introduction p. 1
Some tips before starting p. 2
Binary, decimal and hexadecimal p. 2
An 8-bit system p. 5
Initial steps p. 5
Choosing your PIC microcontroller p. 6
Writing p. 10
Assembling p. 10
The file registers p. 10
A program template p. 13
Exploring the PIC5x series p. 20
Your first program p. 20
Configuration bits p. 22
Testing the program p. 23
Simulating p. 23
Emulating p. 23
Blowing the PIC microcontroller p. 24
Hardware p. 24
Using the testing instructions p. 29
Timing p. 32
Seven-segment displays p. 44
The program counter p. 46
Subroutines and the stack p. 48
Logic gates p. 65
The watchdog timer p. 69
Final instructions p. 73
The STATUS file register p. 74
The carry and digit carry flags p. 75
Pages p. 76
What caused the reset? p. 79
Indirect addressing p. 80
Some useful (but not vital) tricks p. 82
Final PIC5x program – ‘Bike buddy’ p. 85
The PIC12F50x series (8-pin PIC microcontrollers) p. 90
Differences from the PIC16F54 p. 90
The STATUS register p. 90
The OSCCAL register p. 91
Inputs and outputs p. 92
The OPTION register p. 92
The TRIS register p. 93
The general purpose file registers p. 93
The MCLR p. 93
Configuration bits p. 93
Example project: ‘PIC dice’ p. 94
Random digression p. 95
Intermediate operations using the PIC12F675 p. 100
The inner differences p. 101
The OPTION and WPU registers p. 102
The TRISIO register p. 103
Calibrating the internal oscillator p. 103
PCLATH: Higher bits of the program counter p. 104
Remaining differences p. 105
Interrupts p. 105
INTCON p. 106
The interrupt service routine p. 107
Interrupts during sleep p. 109
Maintaining the STATUS quo p. 109
New program template p. 110
Example project: ‘Quiz game controller’ p. 112
EEPROM p. 116
EECON1 p. 116
Reading from the EEPROM p. 116
Writing to the EEPROM p. 117
Example project: ‘Telephone card chip’ p. 118
Further EEPROM examples: Music maker p. 122
Power monitor p. 122
Analogue to digital conversion p. 122
ADCON0 p. 123
ANSEL: Analogue select register p. 124
A/D conversion interrupt p. 125
Example project: ‘Bath monitor’ p. 125
Comparator module p. 129
Voltage reference p. 130
Comparator interrupts p. 130
Comparator example: ‘Sun follower’ p. 131
Comparator example: Reading many buttons from one pin p. 132
Final project: Intelligent garden lights p. 134
Advanced operations and the future p. 138
Extra timers: TMR1 & … p. 138
Capture/Compare/PWM p. 139
USART: Serial communication p. 140
Programming tips p. 142
A PIC development environment p. 143
Sample programs p. 145
LedOn – Turns an LED on p. 145
PushButton (1.0) – If a push button is pressed, turns on an LED p. 146
PushButton (2.0) – Shorter version of PushButton 1.0 p. 147
Timing – LED states toggled every second, and buzzer on every five seconds p. 148
Traffic – Pedestrian traffic lights junction is simulated p. 150
Counter (1.0) – Counts signals from a push button, resets after 16 p. 152
Counter (2.0) – Stop reading button twice (otherwise, as Counter 1.0) p. 154
Counter (3.0) – Solves button bounce (otherwise, as Counter 2.0) p. 156
StopClock – A stop clock displaying tenths of seconds to minutes p. 158
LogicGates – Acts as the eight different gates p. 162
Alarm – An alarm system which can be set or disabled p. 164
BikeBuddy – A speedometer and mileometer for bikes p. 165
PIC Dice – A pair of dice are simulated p. 171
Quiz – Indicates which of three push buttons has been pressed first p. 175
Phonecard – To act like a phonecard which decrements a file register p. 177
TempSense – Displays whether temperature is too hot, too cold or OK p. 181
p. 183
Specifications of some Flash PIC microcontrollers p. 189
Pin layouts of some Flash PIC microcontrollers p. 191
Instructions glossary p. 192
Number system conversion p. 195
Bit assignments of various file registers p. 196
If all else fails, read this p. 203
Contacts and further reading p. 204
PICKit 1 & BFMP Info p. 205
Answers to the exercises p. 207
Some BASIC commands in assembly p. 222
Index p. 223
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