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Tap into the latest advancements in PIC technology with the fully revamped Third Edition of McGraw-Hill's Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller. Long known as the subject's definitive text, this indispensable volume ...

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Tap into the latest advancements in PIC technology with the fully revamped Third Edition of McGraw-Hill's Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller. Long known as the subject's definitive text, this indispensable volume comes packed with more than 600 illustrations, and provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the PIC microcontroller's hardware and software schemes.

With 100 experiments, projects, and libraries, you get a firm grasp of PICs, how they work, and the ins-and-outs of their most dynamic applications. Written by renowned technology guru Myke Predko, this updated edition features a streamlined, more accessible format, and delivers:

  • Concentration on the three major PIC families, to help you fully understand the synergy between the Assembly, BASIC, and C programming languages

  • Coverage of the latest program development tools

  • A refresher in electronics and programming, as well as reference material, to minimize the searching you will have to do


  • Setting up your own PIC microcontroller development lab

  • PIC MCU basics

  • PIC microcontroller interfacing capabilities, software development, and applications

  • Useful tables and data

  • Basic electronics

  • Digital electronics

  • BASIC reference

  • C reference

  • 16-bit numbers

  • Useful circuits and routines that will help you get your applications up and running quickly

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071510875
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/16/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1263
  • Sales rank: 843,387
  • File size: 39 MB
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Meet the Author

Myke Predko holds a BSEE from the University of Waterloo. Living in Toronto, Canada, he is the author of 13 books, published by McGraw-Hill, on different topics in electronics and engineering. Among his best sellers are: Programming and Customizing PIC Microcontrollers, 123 Robotics Experiments for the Evil Genius, Build Your Own SUMO-Bot, and Build Your Own Robot Kit. He is the co-author of the upcoming MONSTER book, Robot Builder’s Bonanza, 3e.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The PIC Microcontroller

Chapter 1 - Microcontrollers

Chapter 2 - The Microchip PIC Microcontroller

Part 2: Setting up your own PIC Microcontroller Development LabChapter 3 - Programmer PCB

Chapter 4 - Software Development Tools

Part 3: PIC MCU Basics

Chapter 5 - PIC MCU Processor Architecture

Chapter 6 - The PIC Microcontroller Instruction Set

Chapter 7 - The Configuration Register

Chapter 8 - Basic Operating Features

Part 4: PIC Microcontroller Interfacing Capabilities

Chapter 9 - PIC MCU Optional Hardware Features

Chapter 10 - PIC MCU Application Design Issues

Chapter 11 - PIC MCU Hardware Interfacing

Chapter 12 - Practical PC Interfacing

Chapter 13 - PIC Microcontroller Program Memory Loading

Part 5: PIC Microcontroller Software Development

Chapter 14 - Microchip MPLAB IDE

Chapter 15 - Assembly Language Software Techniques

Chapter 16 - Macro Development

Chapter 17 - Designing your own PIC Microcontroller Applications

Chapter 18 - Debugging your Applications

Chapter 19 – Emulators

Part 6: PIC Microcontroller Applications

Chapter 20 – Demonstrations

Chapter 21 - Projects

Chapter 22 - Real Time Operating Systems

Chapter 23 - In Closing

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: PIC MCU Summary

Appendix C: Useful Tables and Data

Appendix D: Basic Electronics

Appendix E: Digital Electronics

Appendix F: BASIC Reference

Appendix G: C Reference

Appendix H: 16 Bit Numbers

Appendix I: Reuse, Return and Recycle
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