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Msp430 Microcontroller Basicsby John H. Davies
Synopses & Reviews
The MSP430 is a simple 16-bit microcontroller with a compact and economical CPU containing only 27 instructions and 16 registers. It offers other advantages which make it suitable for low power applications: a rich variety of peripherals for analog input and output; rapid processing wake up time; the treatment of data and address on equal footing.
Introduction to the MSP430 combines a tutorial approach with a description of the CPU and main peripherals. The tutorial builds from a basic program for lighting LEDs to the use of a timer. It uses the C programming language from the start but programs are also developed in assembly language to show how a program interacts with the hardware. To demonstrate the special features of the MSP430 full coverage is given to the instruction set, sigma-delta analog-digital converters and timers. Finally, the book gives an introduction to the MSP430 which extends the architecture to address more memory and which provides a bridge to the ARM 7 processor.
1.Embedded electronic systems and microcontrollers; 2. Texas MSP430; 3. Development; 4. A simple tour of the MSP430; 5. Architecture of the MSP430; 6.Functions, interrupts and low-power modes; 7.Digital input, output and displays; 8. Timers; 9. Mixed-signal systems: Analog input and output; 10. Communication; 11. The future: MSP430X; Appendices.
*The only tutorial book on the MSP430
*Uses both C and assembly language
*A CDROM containing a development kit to help the engineer and hobbyist program the MSP430.
The MSP430 microcontroller family offers ultra-low power mixed signal, 16-bit architecture that is perfect for wireless low-power industrial and portable medical applications. This book begins with an overview of embedded systems and microcontrollers followed by a comprehensive in-depth look at the MSP430. The coverage included a tour of the microcontroller's architecture and functionality along with a review of the development environment. Start using the MSP430 armed with a complete understanding of the microcontroller and what you need to get the microcontroller up and running!
Contents: 1.Embedded Electronic Systems and Microcontrollers; 2. The Texas Instruments MSP430; 3. Development; 4. A Simple Tour of the MSP430; 5. Architecture of the MSP430 Processor; 6.Functions, Interrupts and Low-Power Modes; 7.Digital Input, Output and Displays; 8. Timers; 9. Mixed-Signal Systems: Analog Input and Output; 10. Communication; 11. The Future: MSP430X; Appendices.
*Details C and assembly language for the MSP430 *Companion Web site contains a development kit *Full coverage is given to the MSP430 instruction set, and sigma-delta analog-digital converters and timers
Table of Contents
1.Embedded electronic systems and microcontrollers; 2. Texas MSP430; 3. Development; 4. A simple tour of the MSP430; 5. Architecture of the MSP430; 6.Functions, interrupts and low-power modes; 7.Digital input, output and displays; 8. Timers; 9. Mixed-signal systems: Analog input and output; 10. Communication; Appendices.
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