Embedded Systems Building Blocks: Complete and Ready-to-Use Modules in C / Edition 2

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Overview

- This second edition features revisions that support the latest version of the author's popular operating system and book, MicroC/OS-II - Complete and ready-to-use modules in C Get a clear explanation of functional code modules and microcontroller theory

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879306045
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/12/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 8.32 (w) x 10.27 (h) x 1.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean J. Labrosse is a senior technical staff member at Dynalco Controls in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He has a master's degree in electrical engineering and has been designing embedded systems for many years. Labrosse is the author of the popular operating system and book MicroC/OS-II: The Real-Time Kernel. He has written articles for numerous magazines, and is a regular lecturer and advisory board member for the Embedded Systems Conference.

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Table of Contents

Preface
What's new in the Second Edition?
Goals
Intended Audience
Portability
What Will You Need to Use this Book?
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Figure, Listing, and Table Conventions
Source Code Conventions
Chapter Contents
Web Site
Bibliography
Sample Code
Installing Embedded Systems Building Blocks
How Each Chapter Is Organized
INCLUDES. H.
Complier Independent Data Types
CFG.C and CFG.H
Global Variables
OS_ENTER_CRITICAL () and OS_EXIT_CRITICAL ()
ESBB Sample Code
Bibliography
Real-Time Systems Concepts
Foreground/Background Systems
Critical Section of Code
Resource
Shared Resource
Multitasking
Task
Context Switch (or Task Switch)
Kernel
Schedular
Non-Preemptive Kernel
Preemptive Kernel
Reentrancy
Round-Robin Scheduling
Task Priority
Static Priorities
Dynamic Priorities
Priority Inversions
Assigning Task Priorities
Mutual Exclusion
Deadlock (or Deadly Embrace)
Synchronization
Event Flags
Intertask Communication
Message Mailboxes
Message Queues
Interrupts
Interrupt Latency
Interrupt Response
Interrupt Recovery
Interrupt Latency, Response, and Recovery
ISR Processing Time
Nonmaskable Interrupts (NMIs)
Clock Tick
Memory Requirements
Advantages and Disadvantages of Real-Time Kernels
Real-Time Systems Summary
Bibliography
Keyboards
Keyboard Basics
Matrix Keyboard Scanning Algorithm
Matrix Keyboard Module
Internals
Interface Functions
KeyFlush ()
KeyGetKey ()
KeyGetKeyDownTime ()
KeyHit ()
KeyInit ()
Configuration
How to Use the Matrix Keyboard Module
Bibliography
Multiplexed LED Displays
LED Displays
Multiplexed LED Display Module
Internals
Interface Functions
DispClrScr ()
DispInit ()
DispStatClr ()
DispStatSet ()
DispStr ()
Conifugration
How to Use the Multiplexed LED Display
Module
Bibliography
Character LCD Modules
Liquid Crystal Displays
Character LCD Modules
Character LCD Module, Internals
Interface Functions
DispChar ()
DispClrLine ()
DispClrScr ()
DispDefChar ()
DispHorBar ()
DispHorBarInit ()
DispInit ()
DispStr ()
LCD Module Display, Configuration
LCD Module Manufacturers
Time-of-Day Clock
Clocks/Calendars
Clock/Calendar Module
Internals
Interface Functions
ClkFormatDate ()
ClkFormatTime ()
ClkFormatTS ()
ClkGetTS ()
ClkInit ()
ClkMakeTS ()
ClkSetDate ()
ClkSetDateTime ()
ClkSetTime ()
Clock/Calendar Module, Configuration
Bibliogrpahy
Timer Manager
Timer Manager Module
Timer Manager Moduler, Internals
Timer Manager Module, Interface Functions
TmrCfgFnct ()
TmrChk ()
TmrFormat ()
TmrInit ()
TmrReset ()
TmrSetMST
TmrSetT ()
TmrStart ()
TmrStop ()
Timer Manager Module, Configuration
Bibliography
Discrete I/Os
Discrete Inputs
Discrete Outputs
Discrete I/O Module
Discrete I/O Module, Internals
Discret I/O Module, Interface Functions
DICfgEdgeDetectFnct ()
DICfgMode ()
DIClr ()
DIGet ()
DIOInit ()
DISetBypass ()
DISetBypassEn ()
DOCfgBlink ()
DOCfgMode ()
DOGet ()
DOSet ()
DOSetBypass ()
DOSetBypassEn ()
DOSetSyncCtrMax ()
Configuration
How to Use the Discrete I/O Module
Fixed-Point Math
Fixed-Point Numbers
Fixed-Point Addition and Subtraction
Fixed-Point Multiplication
Fixed-Point Division
Fixed-Point Comparison
Using Fixed-Point Arithmetic, Example #1
Using Fixed-Point Arithmetic, Example #2
Using Fixed-Point Arithmetic, Example #3
Conclusion
Bibliography
Analog I/Os
Analog Inputs
Reading an ADC
Temperature Measurement Example
Analog Outputs
Temperature Display Example
Analog I/O Module
Internals
Interface Functions
AICfgCal ()
AICfgConv ()
AICfgScaling ()
AIGet ()
AIOInit ()
AISetBypass ()
AISetBypassEn ()
AOCfgCal ()
AOCfgConv ()
AOCfgScaling ()
AOSet ()
AOSetBypass ()
AOSetBypassEn ()
Analog I/O Module, Configuration
How to Use the Analog I/O Module
Bibliography
Asynchronous Serial Communications
Asynchronous Communications
RS-232C
RS-485
Sending and Receiving Data
Serial Ports on a PC
Low-Level PC Serial I/O Module (COMM_PC)
CommCfgPort ()
CommRxFlush ()
CommRxIntDis ()
CommRxIntEn ()
CommTxIntDis ()
CommTxIntEn ()
CommSetIntVect ()
CommRclIntVect ()
Buffered Serial I/O Module (COMMBGND)
CommGetChar ()
CommInit ()
CommIsEmpty ()
CommIsFull ()
CommPutChar ()
Buffered Serial I/O Module (COMMRTOS)
CommGetChar ()
CommInit ()
CommIsempty ()
CommIsFull ()
CommPutChar ()
Configuration
How to use the COMM_PC and the COMMBGND
Module
How to use the COMM_PC and the COMMRTOS
Module
Bibliography
PC Services
Character Based Display
Saving and Restoring DOS's Context
Elapsed Time Measurement
Miscellaneous
Interface Functions
PC_DispChar ()
PC_DispClrcol ()
PC_DispClrRow ()
PC_DispClrScr ()
PC_DispStr ()
PC_DOSReturn ()
PC_DOSSaveReturn ()
PC_ElapsedInit ()
PC_Elapsedstart ()
PC_ElapsedStop ()
PC_GetDateTime ()
PC_GetKey ()
PC_SetTickRate ()
PC_VectGet ()
PC_VectSet ()
Bibliography
Appendix A ┬ÁC/OS-II, The Real-Time Kernel
OSInit ()
OSSemCreate ()
OSSemPend ()
OSSemPost ()
OSStart ()
OSStatInit ()
OSTaskCreate ()
OSTaskCreateExt ()
OSTimeDly ()
OSTimeDlyHMSM ()
OSVersion ()
OS)ENTER_CRITICAL () and OS_EXIT_CRITICAL ()
Appendix B Programming Conventions
B.00 Directory Structure
B.01 C Programming Style
B.02 Bibliography
Appendix C Acronym, Abbreviation, and Mnemonic Dictionary
Appendix D HPLISTC and TO
D.00 HPLISTC
D.01 TO
Appendix E Companion CD-ROM
E.00 Hardware/Software Requirements
E.01 Installation
E.02 Directory Structure
E.03 Finding Errors
E.04 Licensing
Index
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    Finally Some Examples of Real Code

    This book features something rarely found in books on embedded systems - functional code. There are not many books on embedded C programming, and even the best of those will not have a complete code snippet to perform a useful operation like read a keypad. This book does, and the included source code is well written. However, in order to perform this feat, the book takes some necessary shortcuts. The code examples assume that you are using a message based RTOS, in particular uC/OS. This is not a problem if you also buy his book on uC/OS, of course. But that is also an excellent book, and the two books together take a lot of the pain out of embedded systems development.

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