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Overview

PROGRAMMING AND CUSTOMIZING THE AVR MICROCONTROLLER
Packed with examples, projects, code, and tips!

ON THE CD-ROM
*Application-building tools
*Complete source code

Meet the new chips on the block! (and teach them a whole new set of tricks)

This reader-friendly guide shows you how to take charge of the newest, most versatile microcontrollers around, Atmel's AVR RISC chip family. Inside, Electronics World writer and astronomy instrumentation developer Dhananjay V. Gadre walks you from first meeting these exciting new computers-on-a-chip all the way through design and ready-to-launch products. Programming and Customizing the AVR Microcontroller clarifies this versatile chip's basics and coaches you through sophisticated applications, using plenty of examples. Even programming newcomers will be able to follow the clearly illustrated, learn-as-you-go instructions. Yet professionals who need to get a project up and running quickly will find the details they need in the author's comprehensive coverage of the AVR's components and capabilities.

Part of the popular TAB Electronics series, Programming and Customizing the AVR Microcontroller features:

*Easy-to-use explanations of all the AVR's subsystems, with plenty of examples and experiments
*Handfuls of ready-to-try projects, plus useful routines to plug into your own designs
*A confusion-reducing chapter on system design, and a complete AVR system development toolkit
*Hardware-software interfacing help
*AVR applications using assembly and C
*A guide to the best AVR on-line resources
*CD-ROM loaded with all the tools and source code you need to develop applications

Whether you’re designing for fun or adding intelligence to products for a paycheck, Programming and Customizing the AVR Microcontroller is the way to go for a smoother ride.

Step-by-Step Projects
Electronic Dice
Morse Keyer
Dual Channel Voltmeter
Kitchen Timer
Radio Beacon Controller
Data Acquisition System
Electronic Lock
Interfaced Pulse Counter
Musical Follow-Me Toy
Plus many Do-It-Yourself Ideas

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071346665
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/18/2000
  • Edition description: BK&CD ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Dhananjay Gadre (Pune, India) is a Scientific Officer with the Instrumentation Program of the Inter-Univeristy Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India. He is now on leave from the IUCAA completing his Ph.D. at the Microelectronics Research and Communications Institute, EE Department, University of Idaho. His publications include several articles in Dr. Dobb's Journal, Electronics World, and EDN. He is also the author of Programming the Parallel Port: Interfacing the PC for Data Acquisition and Process Control, R&D Books, 1998.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The AVR Microcontroller

Chapter 3: Designing with the AVR

Chapter 4: Tools for the AVR

Chapter 5: Programming the AVR

Chapter 6: Hello World with the AVR

Chapter 7: Assembly Language Programming

Chapter 8: Programming in C

Chapter 9: Interfacing with the AVR Peripherals

Chapter 10: Embedded and Real-Time Operating Systems

Chapter 11: Digital Signal Processing Using an AVR

Chapter 12: Implementing Fuzzy Logic

Chapter 13: Expanding Capabilities with Programmable Logic

Chapter 14: Projects

Chapter 15: Project Ideas

Appendix 1: Other Devices with the AVR Core

Appendix 2: The AVR Community on the Web

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2005

    Nice Book for the price

    This is a great book for people new to AVR MCU's who want to program in C. In my opinion there is only one better book out there, but it is pricy, and for some, may contain a lot of information you don't need. If you don't already have an AVR, I doubly recommend getting this book for an idea of what you're getting into. It doesn't include BASIC syntax, but why would you waste the power of this MCU by programming it in BASIC anyway? Use C or Assembly...this book makes it simple

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2001

    What about the other language - Basic?

    This book puts all the code on CD rom, so beware- software is not returnable. It is pretty hard to review the book without looking at the code. The code is written in assembly and C. What about Basic? It seems to have been written in a hurry. I do not recommend it for someone just starting out.

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