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MSP430-Based Robot Applications A Guide to Developing Embedded Systems

ISBN-10: 0123970121

ISBN-13: 9780123970121

Edition: 2013

Authors: Dan Harres

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This book provides a careful explanation of the basic areas of electronics and computer architecture, along with lots of examples, to demonstrate the specific examples of interface, sensor design, programming and microcontroller peripheral setup necessary for embedded systems development. With no need for mechanical knowledge of robots, the book starts by demonstrating how to modify a simple radio-controlled car to create a basic robot. The fundamental electronics of the MSP430 are described, along with programming details in both C and assembly language, and full explanations of ports, timing, and data acquisition. Further chapters cover inexpensive ways to perform circuit simulation and prototyping.Teaches how to develop your own high-performance embedded systems application using an on-going robotics application. Thorough treatment of the MSP430's architecture and functionality along with detailed application-specific guidance.. Focuses on electronics, programming and the use of sensor technology to build an embedded system. Covers assembly language and C programming
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Book details

List price: $41.50
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 4/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
The Parts of a Robot
Building an Inexpensive Robot by Modifying a Radio-Controlled Car
Beginning Electronics
Computer Arithmetic
Computer Logic
Introducing the MSP430 Microcontroller
Starting to Program - An Introduction to MSP430 Assembler
Building MSP430 Assembler Programs
Introducing C for the MSP430
More C and Mixing C With Assembler
MSP430 Parallel and Serial Ports
MSP430 Timing, Counters, and Interrupts
MSP430 Data Acquisition
Inexpensive Ways to Perform Circuit Simulation
Prototyping Circuits
Collision Avoidance
Adding a Tachometer
Controlling Things With a Remote
Troubleshooting
The Working, High-Performance Robot