*Crisp's conversational style introduces the fundamentals of the micro (microprocessors, microcontrollers, systems on a chip) in a way that is utterly painless but technically spot-on: the talent of a true teacher.
*Microprocessors and microcontrollers are covered in one book, reflecting the importance of embedded systems in today's computerised world.
*Practical work and knowledge-check questions support a lively text to build a firm understanding of the subject.
the way micros count
the way we communicate with micros
How micros calculate
An introduction to logic gates and their uses
Registers and memories
A microprocessor-based system
A typical 8-bit microprocessor
using machine code and assembly language
High Level Languages
The development of microprocessors and microcontrollers
The Pentium family
The Alpha 64
A survey of microcontrollers and how to use them
How to use a microcontrollers for a real project
Test equipment and fault-finding
Quiz time answers