Microcontroller Projects in C for the 8051

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Newnes, 2000 - Computers - 178 pages
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This book is a thoroughly practical way to explore the 8051 and discover C programming through project work. Through graded projects, Dogan Ibrahim introduces the reader to the fundamentals of microelectronics, the 8051 family, programming in C, and the use of a C compiler. The specific device used for examples is the AT89C2051 - a small, economical chip with re-writable memory, readily available from the major component suppliers.

A working knowledge of microcontrollers, and how to program them, is essential for all students of electronics. In this rapidly expanding field many students and professionals at all levels need to get up to speed with practical microcontroller applications. Their rapid fall in price has made microcontrollers the most exciting and accessible new development in electronics for years - rendering them equally popular with engineers, electronics hobbyists and teachers looking for a fresh range of projects.


Microcontroller Projects in C for the 8051 is an ideal resource for self-study as well as providing an interesting, enjoyable and easily mastered alternative to more theoretical textbooks.

Dogan Ibrahim has been Associate Professor and Head of Department at the Near East University, Cyprus, lecturer at South Bank University, London, Principal Research Engineer at GEC Hirst Research Centre, and is now a hardware and software systems consultant to London's Traffic Control Systems Unit.

Practical projects that enable students and practitioners to get up and running straight away with 8051 microcontrollers
A hands-on introduction to practical C programming
A wealth of project ideas for students and enthusiasts
 

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Contents

Programming Microcontrollers in C
15
Light Projects
29
Cyclic LED Pattern
37
Hexadecimal Display
46
TIL311 Dice
53
Fourdigit LED Display Interface
62
Interrupt Driven Event Counter with 4digit
75
Sound Projects
85
Temperature Projects
107
Digital Thermometer with CentigradeFahrenheit
119
Digital Thermometer with High Alarm Output
125
Using Analogue Temperature Sensor 1C with AD
132
Output a Simple Text Message from the RS232 Port
139
A Simple Calculator Program Using the RS232 Port
149
Appendix ASCII code
155
Index 177
165

Twotone Small Speaker Interface
94

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Prof Dogan Ibrahim graduated from the University of Salford with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering. He then completed an MSc course in Automatic Control Engineering at the University of Manchester, and PhD in Digital Signal Processing at the City University in London. Prof Ibrahim worked at several companies before returning to the academic life. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Computer Information Systems at the Near East University. Prof Ibrahim is a Fellow of the IET, and a Chartered Electrical Engineer. His interests are in the fields of microcontroller based automatic control, digital signal processing, and computer aided design.

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