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PIC Bundle (Paperback): Lucio Di Jasio, Dogan Ibrahim PIC Bundle (Paperback)
Lucio Di Jasio, Dogan Ibrahim
R1,137 R990 Discovery Miles 9 900 Save R147 (13%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Including a 2007 favourite and a brand new title, this bundle will help you get up to speed with PIC microcontrollers and take full advantage of this state-of-the-art technology. Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C teaches you everything you need to know about the 16-bit PIC 24 chip. It teaches you how to side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently, and optimize code for all the new PIC 24 features. Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in C is the ONLY project book devoted to the PIC 18 series. Packed with tried and tested hands-on projects, it is an essential guide for anyone wanting to develop more advanced applications using the 18F series. Bundled together for the firs time, this is the ideal way to learn how to create more powerful and cutting edge PIC designs, as quickly and as cheaply as possible.

PIC Microcontrollers - An Introduction to Microelectronics (Paperback, 3rd edition): Martin P. Bates PIC Microcontrollers - An Introduction to Microelectronics (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Martin P. Bates
R681 Discovery Miles 6 810 In stock

PIC Microcontrollers provides a comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to microelectronic systems principles using the best-selling PIC16 range. Building on the success of previous editions, this third edition will enable readers to understand PIC products and related programming tools, and develop relevant design skills in order to successfully create new projects. Key features include:

Initial focus on the 16F84A chip to introduce the basic architecture and programming techniques, progressing to more recently introduced devices, such as the 16F690, and comparison of the whole PIC16 range

Use of the standard Microchip development software, MPLAB IDE, as well the interactive ECAD package Proteus VSM

Standard Microchip demo hardware, specially designed application boards, in-circuit programming and debugging

Basic interfacing, motor drives, temperature control and general control system applications

Numerous fully documented code examples which can be downloaded from the companion website

The book is aimed principally at students of electronics on advanced vocational and undergraduate courses, as well as home enthusiasts and professional engineers seeking to incorporate microcontrollers into industrial applications.

A focus on the 16F84A as the starting point for introducing the basic programming principles and architecture of the PIC, progressing to newer chips in the 16F range, in particular the 16F690, and Microchip starter kitsHow to use the free Microchip development environment MPLAB IDE, plus Proteus VSM interactive electronic design software, to develop your own applicationsNumerous fully-documented, working code examples downloadable from the companion website

Video Demystified - A Handbook for the Digital Engineer (Paperback, 5th edition): Keith Jack Video Demystified - A Handbook for the Digital Engineer (Paperback, 5th edition)
Keith Jack
R1,446 R1,085 Discovery Miles 10 850 Save R361 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days

What doesn't have a video component nowadays? IPod, cell phone, computer, they all have video. And, of course, television which is a major source of our entertainment and information. Any engineer involved in designing, manufacturing, or testing video electronics needs this book
Each edition of Video Demystified has sold thousands of copies and answered many questions for electrical engineers across the globe. This fifth edition will keep the engineer up-to-date with next-generation digital video formats - Blu-ray and HD-DVD, development of new audio and video codecs - Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, etc. - along with the all the latest information on HDTV, HDMI and IPTV(TV over the Internet). All broadcast, cable, and satellite standards will be updated to reflect these new codecs and specifications. The book will also aid in the design of devices and infrastructures from analog to digital television transmission - with analog transmission ceasing in early 2009 or before.
*The next generation of digital video - Blu-ray and HD-DVD thoroughly introduced
*All broadcast and satellite standards completely updated
*Essential information for the upcoming transition of television signals from analog to digital

RF Circuit Design (Paperback, 2nd edition): Christopher Bowick, Cheryl Ajluni, John Blyler RF Circuit Design (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Christopher Bowick, Cheryl Ajluni, John Blyler
R1,022 R877 Discovery Miles 8 770 Save R145 (14%) Within 7 - 12 working days

It s Back New chapters, examples, and insights; all infused with the timeless concepts and theories that have helped RF engineers for the past 25 years RF circuit design is now more important than ever as we find ourselves in an increasingly wireless world. Radio is the backbone of today s wireless industry with protocols such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WiMax, and ZigBee. Most, if not all, mobile devices have an RF component and this book tells the reader how to design and integrate that component in a very practical fashion. This book has been updated to include today's integrated circuit (IC) and system-level design issues as well as keeping its classic "wire lead" material. Design Concepts and Tools Include The Basics: Wires, Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors Resonant Circuits: Resonance, Insertion Loss Filter Design: High-pass, Bandpass, Band-rejection Impedance Matching: The L Network, Smith Charts, Software Design Tools Transistors: Materials, Y Parameters, S Parameters Small Signal RF Amplifier: Transistor Biasing, Y Parameters, S Parameters RF Power Amplifiers: Automatic Shutdown Circuitry, Broadband Transformers, Practical Winding Hints RF Front-End: Architectures, Software-Defined Radios, ADC s Effects RF Design Tools: Languages, Flow, Modeling "Check out this book s companion Web site at:

http: //www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780750685184 for full-color Smith Charts and extra content "
*Completely updated but still contains its classic timeless information
*Two NEW chapters on RF Front-End Design and RF Design Tools
*Not overly math intensive, perfect for the working RF and digital professional that need to build analog-RF-Wireless circuits
"

Analog Circuit Design Volume 2 - Immersion in the Black Art of Analog Design (Hardcover, New): Bob Dobkin, Jim Williams Analog Circuit Design Volume 2 - Immersion in the Black Art of Analog Design (Hardcover, New)
Bob Dobkin, Jim Williams
R1,557 R1,348 Discovery Miles 13 480 Save R209 (13%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Analog circuit and system design today is more essential than ever before. With the growth of digital systems, wireless communications, complex industrial and automotive systems, designers are being challenged to develop sophisticated analog solutions. This comprehensive source book of circuit design solutions aids engineers with elegant and practical design techniques that focus on common analog challenges. The book s in-depth application examples provide insight into circuit design and application solutions that you can apply in today s demanding designs.


This is the companion volume to the successful Analog Circuit Design: A Tutorial Guide to Applications and Solutions (October 2011), which has sold over 5000 copies in its the first 6 months of since publication. It extends the Linear Technology collection of application notes, which provides analog experts with a full collection of reference designs and problem solving insights to apply to their own engineering challenges.Full support package including online resources (LTSpice).Contents include more application notes on power management, and data conversion and signal conditioning circuit solutions, plus an invaluable circuit collection of reference designs."

PIC Basic Projects - 30 Projects using PIC BASIC and PIC BASIC PRO (Paperback, 2nd edition): Dogan Ibrahim PIC Basic Projects - 30 Projects using PIC BASIC and PIC BASIC PRO (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Dogan Ibrahim
R718 Discovery Miles 7 180 Within 7 - 12 working days

Covering the PIC BASIC and PIC BASIC PRO compilers, PIC Basic Projects provides an easy-to-use toolkit for developing applications with PIC BASIC. Numerous simple projects give clear and concrete examples of how PIC BASIC can be used to develop electronics applications, while larger and more advanced projects describe program operation in detail and give useful insights into developing more involved microcontroller applications.
Including new and dynamic models of the PIC microcontroller, such as the PIC16F627, PIC16F628, PIC16F629 and PIC12F627, PIC Basic Projects is a thoroughly practical, hands-on introduction to PIC BASIC for the hobbyist, student and electronics design engineer.
* Packed with simple and advanced projects which show how to program a variety of interesting electronic applications using PIC BASIC
* Covers the new and powerful PIC16F627, 16F628, PIC16F629 and the PIC12F627 models
* The companion website includes program source files, HEX code, data sheets of devices, sensors and schematics of the circuits used in the book

Design Patterns for Embedded Systems in C - An Embedded Software Engineering Toolkit (Paperback): Bruce Powel Douglass Design Patterns for Embedded Systems in C - An Embedded Software Engineering Toolkit (Paperback)
Bruce Powel Douglass
R1,213 R1,020 Discovery Miles 10 200 Save R193 (16%) Within 7 - 12 working days

A recent survey stated that 52% of embedded projects are late by 4-5 months. This book can help get those projects in on-time with design patterns. The author carefully takes into account the special concerns found in designing and developing embedded applications specifically concurrency, communication, speed, and memory usage. Patterns are given in UML (Unified Modeling Language) with examples including ANSI C for direct and practical application to C code.
A basic C knowledge is a prerequisite for the book while UML notation and terminology is included. General C programming books do not include discussion of the contraints found within embedded system design. The practical examples give the reader an understanding of the use of UML and OO (Object Oriented) designs in a resource-limited environment. Also included are two chapters on state machines. The beauty of this book is that it can help you today. .
*Design Patterns within these pages are immediately applicable to your project
*Addresses embedded system design concerns such as concurrency, communication, and memory usage
*Examples are contain ANSI C for ease of use with C programming code

Electrical Engineering: Know It All (Paperback): Clive Maxfield, John Bird, Tim Williams, Walt Kester, Dan Bensky Electrical Engineering: Know It All (Paperback)
Clive Maxfield, John Bird, Tim Williams, Walt Kester, Dan Bensky
R1,193 R1,132 Discovery Miles 11 320 Save R61 (5%) Within 7 - 12 working days

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!
The Electrical Engineering know it all covers the essential areas of electrical engineering, it is more practical than most of the large EE "handbooks," offering tips, tools of the trade, design and applications information along with summarized theory, equations and formulas that are normally found in such books.
Contents:
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Electric Circuits
Chapter 2 Resistance and Resistivity
Chapter 3 Series and parallel networks
Chapter 4 Capacitors and Inductors
Chapter 5 D.c. circuit theory
Chapter 6 Alternating voltages and currents
Chapter 7 Complex Numbers
Chapter 8 Transients and Laplace transforms
Chapter 9 Frequency Domain Circuit Analysis
Chapter 10 Digital Electronincs
Chapter 11 Analog Electronics
Chapter 12 Circuit simulation
Chapter 13 Interfacing
Chapter 14 Microcontrollers and Microprocessors
Chapter 15 Power Electronics
Chapter 16 Signals and Signal Processing
Chapter 17 Filter Design
Chapter 18 Control and Instrumentation Systems
Chapter 19 Communications Systems
Chapter 20 Principles of Electromagnetics
Chapter 21 MAGNETIC FIELDS
Chapter 22 Electromagnetic Transients and EMI
Chapter 23 Traveling Wave Effects
Chapter 24 Transformers
Chapter 25 Electromagnetic Machines
Chapter 26 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
Chapter 27 Power Generation
Chapter 28 Power Transmission and Distribution
Chapter 29Power Quality
Appendix A General reference
Appendix B
- A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors
- Hot topics covered
- The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume

Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C - Learning to Fly the PIC 24 (Paperback, 2nd edition): Lucio Di Jasio Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C - Learning to Fly the PIC 24 (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Lucio Di Jasio
R951 R824 Discovery Miles 8 240 Save R127 (13%) Within 7 - 12 working days

New in the second edition:

* MPLAB X support and MPLAB C for the PIC24F v3 and later libraries

* I2C interface

* 100% assembly free solutions

* Improved video, PAL/NTSC

* Improved audio, RIFF files decoding

* PIC24F GA1, GA2, GB1 and GB2 support

Most readers will associate Microchip's name with the ubiquitous 8-bit PIC microcontrollers but it is the new 16-bit PIC24F family that is truly stealing the scene. Orders of magnitude increases of performance, memory size and the rich peripheral set make programming these devices in C a must. This new guide by Microchip insider Lucio Di Jasio teaches readers everything they need to know about the architecture of these new chips: How to program them, how to test them, and how to debug them. Di Jasio s common-sense, practical, hands-on approach starts out with basic functions and guides the reader step-by-step through even the most sophisticated programming scenarios. Experienced PIC users, including embedded engineers, programmers, designers, and SW and HW engineers, and new comers alike will benefit from the text s many thorough examples, which demonstrate how to nimbly sidestep common obstacles and take full advantage of the many new features.


* A Microchip insider introduces you to 16-bit PIC programming the easy way * Condenses typical introductory "fluff" focusing instead on examples and exercises that show how to solve common, real-world design problems quickly * Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks"

Bebop to the Boolean Boogie - An Unconventional Guide to Electronics (Paperback, 3rd edition): Clive Maxfield Bebop to the Boolean Boogie - An Unconventional Guide to Electronics (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Clive Maxfield
R963 R732 Discovery Miles 7 320 Save R231 (24%) Within 7 - 11 working days

This entertaining and readable book provides a solid, comprehensive introduction to contemporary electronics. It's not a "how-to-do" electronics book, but rather an in-depth explanation of how today's integrated circuits work, how they are designed and manufactured, and how they are put together into powerful and sophisticated electronic systems. In addition to the technical details, it's packed with practical information of interest and use to engineers and support personnel in the electronics industry. It even tells how to pronounce the alphabet soup of acronyms that runs rampant in the industry.
CONTENTS:
Section 1: Fundamentals
Chapter 1Analog versus Digital
Chapter 2Atoms, Molecules, and Crystals
Chapter 3Conductors, Insulators, and Other Stuff
Chapter 4Semiconductors (Diodes and Transistors)
Chapter 5Primitive Logic Functions
Chapter 6Using Transistors to Build Logic Gates
Chapter 7Alternative Numbering Systems
Chapter 8Binary Arithmetic
Chapter 9Boolean Algebra
Chapter 10Karnaugh Maps
Chapter 11Slightly More Complex Functions
Chapter 12State Machines
Chapter 13Analog-to-Digital and Vice Versa
Section 2: Components and Processes
Chapter 14Integrated Circuits (ICs)
Chapter 15Memory ICs
Chapter 16Programmable ICs
Chapter 17Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)
Chapter 18Circuit Boards
Chapter 19Hybrids
Chapter 20System-in-Package (Sip) and Friends
Chapter 21Alternative and Future TechnologiesSection 3: Design Tools and Stuff
Chapter 22General Concepts
Chapter 23Design and Verification Tools
Appendix AAssertion-Level Logic
Appendix BPositive Logic versus Negative Logic
Appendix CReed-Muller Logic
Appendix DGray Codes
Appendix ELinear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs)
Appendix FPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix GMore on Semiconductors
Appendix HRounding Algorithms 101
Appendix IPass-Transistor Logic
Appendix JAn Interesting Conundrum
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Glossary
Index
*Written in conversational, fun style that has generated a strong following for the author and sales of over 14,000 copies for the first two editions *The Third Edition is even bigger and better, with lots of new material, illustrations, and an expanded glossary
*Ideal for training incoming engineers and technicians, and for people in marketing or other related fields or anyone else who needs to familiarize themselves with electronics terms and technology"

Programming 32-Bit Microcontrollers In C - Exploring the PIC32 (Paperback): Lucio Di Jasio Programming 32-Bit Microcontrollers In C - Exploring the PIC32 (Paperback)
Lucio Di Jasio
R1,304 R1,100 Discovery Miles 11 000 Save R204 (16%) Within 7 - 12 working days

*Just months after the introduction of the new generation of 32-bit PIC microcontrollers, a Microchip insider and acclaimed author takes you by hand at the exploration of the PIC32
*Free CD-ROM includes source code in C and the Microchip MPLAB C32 compiler
*Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks
The new 32-bit microcontrollers bring the promise of more speed and more performance while offering an unprecedented level of compatibility with existing 8 and 16-bit PIC microcontrollers. In sixteen engaging chapters, using a parallel track to his previous title dedicated to 16-bit programming, the author puts all these claims to test while offering a gradual introduction to the development and debugging of embedded control applications in C.
Author Lucio Di Jasio, a PIC and embedded control expert, offers unique insight into the new 32-bit architecture while developing a number of projects of growing complexity.
Experienced PIC users and newcomers to the field alike will benefit from the text s many thorough examples which demonstrate how to nimbly side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently and optimize code using the new PIC32 features and peripheral set.
You will learn about:
*basic timing and I/O operation
*debugging methods with the MPLAB SIM *simulator and ICD tools
*multitasking using the PIC32 interrupts
*all the new hardware peripherals
*how to control LCD displays
*experimenting with the Explorer16 board and *the PIC32 Starter Kit
*accessing mass-storage media
*generating audio and video signals
*and more
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Day 1 And the adventure begins
Day 2 Walking in circles
Day 3 Message in a Bottle
Day 4 NUMB3RS
Day 5 Interrupts
Day 6 Memory
Part 2 Experimenting
Day 7 Running
Day 8 Communication
Day 9 Links
Day 10 Glass = Bliss
Day 11 It s an analog world
Part 3 Expansion
Day 12 Capturing User Inputs
Day 13 UTube
Day 14 Mass Storage
Day 15 File I/O
Day 16 Musica Maestro
*32-bit microcontrollers are becoming the technology of choice for high performance embedded control applications including portable media players, cell phones, and GPS receivers.
*Learn to use the C programming language for advanced embedded control designs and/or learn to migrate your applications from previous 8 and 16-bit architectures.
*All code examples and software tools required to get acquainted with Microchip s MPLAB development environment, and to complete all the projects described in the book, are offered in the attached CDROM including the MPLAB C32 C Compiler (free Student Edition) and the full source code for more than 15 entertaining projects."

Valve Amplifiers (Paperback, 4th edition): Morgan Jones Valve Amplifiers (Paperback, 4th edition)
Morgan Jones
R1,318 R1,120 Discovery Miles 11 200 Save R198 (15%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Reviews of previous editions:

"Jam-packed with theory, circuit analysis, and DIY basics, it will walk you through all stages of design so that you can create your own wonders. Jones is an ex-BBC engineer with a cool writing style and you ll find it a no-pain education." Hi-Fi News and Record Review

"Valve Amplifiers is an extremely well written book, containing a wealth of information that all audio designers and builders will find useful." Glass Audio

Valve Amplifiers is a market leader for one simple reason: in this specialist area it is recognized as the most complete guide to valve and vacuum tube amplifier design, modification, analysis, construction and maintenance. It is truly the all you need to know guide, and enables audio and circuit designers to succeed with their valve amplifier designs and projects.

This book enables readers to understand, create, reconfigure and personalize high-end, audiophile quality amplifiers. Following a step-by-step approach to design, with little maths and lots of know-how, it starts with a brief review of electronic fundamentals relevant to valve amplifiers, simple stages, compound stages, linking stages together, and finally, complete designs.

The new material included in this Fourth Edition ensures this book will stay at the top of any audio designer s or enthusiast s reference list.

What s new within the chapters:

Chapter 1: Charge amplifiers

Chapter 2: Additional circuits, semiconductor constant current sources expanded

Chapter 3: Entire new section on noise

Chapter 4: Lots of new measurements to explode or explain audio folklore

Chapter 5: Astonishingly quiet, but cheap and simple HT supply

Chapter 6: New power amplifier

Chapter 7: New hybrid balanced RIAA stage, attenuator law faking

VA3's focus was on distortion, but in VA4, focus is pushed towards background noise reduction. If that wasn t enough, there s more explanation, more measurements, more references, and plenty of new one-liners, any one of which might save hours of trouble.
* The practical guide to analysis, modification, design, construction and maintenance of valve amplifiers
* The fully up-to-date approach to valve electronics
* Essential reading for audio designers and music and electronics enthusiasts alike"

The PIC Microcontroller: Your Personal Introductory Course (Paperback, 3rd edition): John Morton The PIC Microcontroller: Your Personal Introductory Course (Paperback, 3rd edition)
John Morton
R691 Discovery Miles 6 910 Within 7 - 12 working days

John Morton offers a uniquely concise and practical guide to getting up and running with the PIC Microcontroller. The PIC is one of the most popular of the microcontrollers that are transforming electronic project work and product design, and this book is the ideal introduction for students, teachers, technicians and electronics enthusiasts.
Assuming no prior knowledge of microcontrollers and introducing the PIC Microcontroller's capabilities through simple projects, this book is ideal for electronics hobbyists, students, school pupils and technicians. The step-by-step explanations and the useful projects make it ideal for student and pupil self-study: this is not just a reference book - you start work with the PIC microcontroller straight away.
The revised third edition focuses entirely on the re-programmable flash PIC microcontrollers such as the PIC16F54, PIC16F84 and the extraordinary 8-pin PIC12F508 and PIC12F675 devices.
* Demystifies the leading microcontroller for students, engineers an hobbyists
* Emphasis on putting the PIC to work, not theoretical microelectronics
* Simple programs and circuits introduce key features and commands through project work

VHDL 101 - Everything you Need to Know to Get Started (Paperback): William Kafig VHDL 101 - Everything you Need to Know to Get Started (Paperback)
William Kafig
R750 R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Save R100 (13%) Within 7 - 12 working days

VHDL 101 is written for Electrical Engineers and others wishing to break into FPGA design and assumes a basic knowledge of digital design and some experience with engineering process .

Bill Kafig, industry expert, swiftly brings the reader up to speed on techniques and functions commonly used in VHDL (VHSIC Hardware Description Language) as well as commands and data types. Extensive simple, complete designs accompany the content for maximum comprehension. The book concludes with a section on design re-use, which is of utmost importance to today's engineer who needs to meet a deadline and lower costs per unit.

*Gets you up to speed with VHDL fast, reducing time to market and driving down costs

* Companion website with source code and other documents to assist the student in building the reference design used throughout the book (http: //www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9781856177047)

*Covers the basics including language concepts and includes complete design examples for ease of learning

* Covers widely accepted industry nomenclature

* Learn from "best design practices"

*Gets you up to speed with VHDL fast, reducing time to market and driving down costs

* Companion website with source code and other documents to assist the student in building the reference design used throughout the book (http: //www.elsevierdirect.com/v2/companion.jsp?ISBN=9781856177047)

*Covers the basics including language concepts and includes complete design examples for ease of learning

* Covers widely accepted industry nomenclature

* Learn from "best design practices""

Designing Embedded Systems with PIC Microcontrollers - Principles and Applications (Paperback, 2nd edition): Tim Wilmshurst Designing Embedded Systems with PIC Microcontrollers - Principles and Applications (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Tim Wilmshurst
R864 Discovery Miles 8 640 Within 7 - 12 working days

PIC microcontrollers are used worldwide in commercial and industrial devices. The 8-bit PIC which this book focuses on is a versatile work horse that completes many designs. An engineer working with applications that include a microcontroller will no doubt come across the PIC sooner rather than later. It is a must to have a working knowledge of this 8-bit technology.
This book takes the novice from introduction of embedded systems through to advanced development techniques for utilizing and optimizing the PIC family of microcontrollers in your device. To truly understand the PIC, assembly and C programming language must be understood. The author explains both with sample code and examples, and makes the transition from the former to the latter an easy one. This is a solid building block for future PIC endeavors.
New to the 2nd Edition:
*Include end of chapter questions/activities moving from introductory to advanced
*More worked examples
*Includes PowerPoint slides for instructors
*Includes all code snips on a companion web site for ease of use
*A survey of 16/32-bit PICs
*A project using ZigBee

*Covers both assembly and C programming languages, essential for optimizing the PIC
*Amazing breadth of coverage moving from introductory to advanced topics covering more and more complex microcontroller families
*Details MPLAB and other Microchip design tools

The Designer's Guide to the Cortex-M Processor Family - A Tutorial Approach (Paperback): Trevor Martin The Designer's Guide to the Cortex-M Processor Family - A Tutorial Approach (Paperback)
Trevor Martin
R1,162 Discovery Miles 11 620 Within 7 - 11 working days

The Designer s Guide to the Cortex-M Family is a tutorial-based book giving the key concepts required to develop programs in C with a Cortex M- based processor. The book begins with an overview of the Cortex- M family, giving architectural descriptions supported with practical examples, enabling the engineer to easily develop basic C programs to run on the Cortex- M0/M0+/M3 and M4. It then examines the more advanced features of the Cortex architecture such as memory protection, operating modes and dual stack operation. Once a firm grounding in the Cortex M processor has been established the book introduces the use of a small footprint RTOS and the CMSIS DSP library.

With this book you will learn:

The key differences between the Cortex M0/M0+/M3 and M4 How to write C programs to run on Cortex-M based processors How to make best use of the Coresight debug system How to do RTOS development The Cortex-M operating modes and memory protectionAdvanced software techniques that can be used on Cortex-M microcontrollers How to optimise DSP code for the cortex M4 and how to build real time DSP systems
An Introduction to the Cortex microcontroller software interface standard (CMSIS), a common framework for all Cortex M- based microcontrollers Coverage of the CMSIS DSP library for Cortex M3 and M4 An evaluation tool chain IDE and debugger which allows the accompanying example projects to be run in simulation on the PC or on low cost hardware"

Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications (Paperback, 3rd edition): Doug Abbott Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Doug Abbott
R971 Discovery Miles 9 710 Within 7 - 11 working days

This new edition of Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications provides a practical introduction to the basics and the latest developments in this rapidly evolving technology. Ideal for those new to using Linux in an embedded environment, it takes a hands-on approach and covers key concepts plus specific applications.

Key features include:

Substantially updated to focus on a specific ARM-based single board computer (SBC) as a target for embedded application programming

Includes an introduction to Android programming

With this book you will learn:

The basics of Open Source, Linux and the embedded space

How to set up a simple system and tool chain

How to use simulation for initial application testing

Network, graphics and Android programming

How to use some of the many Linux components and tools

How to configure and build the Linux kernel, BusyBox and U-Boot bootloader
Provides a hands-on introduction for engineers and software developers who need to get up to speed quickly on embedded Linux, its operation and its capabilities - including AndroidUpdated and changed accompanying tools, with a focus on the author s specially-developed Embedded Linux Learning Kit"

Analog Design and Simulation using OrCAD Capture and PSpice (Paperback): Dennis Fitzpatrick Analog Design and Simulation using OrCAD Capture and PSpice (Paperback)
Dennis Fitzpatrick
R1,595 Discovery Miles 15 950 Within 7 - 11 working days

Analog Design and Simulation using OrCAD Capture and PSpice provides step-by-step instructions on how to use the Cadence/OrCAD family of Electronic Design Automation software for analog design and simulation. Organized into 22 chapters, each with exercises at the end, it explains how to start Capture and set up the project type and libraries for PSpice simulation. It also covers the use of AC analysis to calculate the frequency and phase response of a circuit and DC analysis to calculate the circuits bias point over a range of values. The book describes a parametric sweep, which involves sweeping a parameter through a range of values, along with the use of Stimulus Editor to define transient analog and digital sources. It also examines the failure of simulations due to circuit errors and missing or incorrect parameters, and discusses the use of Monte Carlo analysis to estimate the response of a circuit when device model parameters are randomly varied between specified tolerance limits according to a specified statistical distribution. Other chapters focus on the use of worst-case analysis to identify the most critical components that will affect circuit performance, how to add and create PSpice models, and how the frequency-related signal and dispersion losses of transmission lines affect the signal integrity of high-speed signals via the transmission lines. Practitioners, researchers, and those interested in using the Cadence/OrCAD professional simulation software to design and analyze electronic circuits will find the information, methods, compounds, and experiments described in this book extremely useful.

Hardware/Firmware Interface Design - Best Practices for Improving Embedded Systems Development (Hardcover): Gary Stringham Hardware/Firmware Interface Design - Best Practices for Improving Embedded Systems Development (Hardcover)
Gary Stringham
R1,301 R1,229 Discovery Miles 12 290 Save R72 (6%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Why care about hardware/firmware interaction? These interfaces are critical, a solid hardware design married with adaptive firmware can access all the capabilities of an application and overcome limitations caused by poor communication. For the first time, a book has come along that will help hardware engineers and firmware engineers work together to mitigate or eliminate problems that occur when hardware and firmware are not optimally compatible. Solving these issues will save time and money, getting products to market sooner to create more revenue.
The principles and best practices presented in this book will prove to be a valuable resource for both hardware and firmware engineers. Topics include register layout, interrupts, timing and performance, aborts, and errors. Real world cases studies will help to solidify the principles and best practicies with an aim towards cleaner designs, shorter schedules, and better implementation
Reduce product development delays with the best practices in this bookConcepts apply to ASICs, ASSPs, SoCs, and FPGAsReal-world examples and case studies highlight the good and bad of design processes

RF and Digital Signal Processing for Software-Defined Radio - A Multi-Standard Multi-Mode Approach (Paperback): Tony J Rouphael RF and Digital Signal Processing for Software-Defined Radio - A Multi-Standard Multi-Mode Approach (Paperback)
Tony J Rouphael
R1,325 R1,135 Discovery Miles 11 350 Save R190 (14%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Understand the RF and Digital Signal Processing Principles Driving Software-defined Radios
Software-defined radio (SDR) technology is a configurable, low cost, and power efficient solution for multimode and multistandard wireless designs. This book describes software-defined radio concepts and design principles from the perspective of RF and digital signal processing as performed within this system. After an introductory overview of essential SDR concepts, this book examines signal modulation techniques, RF and digital system analysis and requirements, Nyquist and oversampled data conversion techniques, and multirate digital signal processing..

KEY TOPICS
Modulation techniques
Master analog and digital modulation schemes
RF system-design parameters
Examine noise and link budget analysis and Non-linear signal analysis and design methodology
Essentials of baseband and bandpass sampling and gain control
IF sampling architecture compared to traditional quadrature sampling, Nyquist zones, automatic gain control, and filtering
Nyquist sampling converter architectures
Analysis and design of various Nyquist data converters
Oversampled data converter architectures
Analysis and design of continuous-time and discrete-time Delta-Sigma converters
Multirate signal processing
Gain knowledge of interpolation, decimation, and fractional data rate conversion
*Offers readers a powerful set of analytical and design tools
*Details real world designs
*Comprehensive coverage makes this a must have in the RF/Wireless industry"

Test and Measurement: Know It All (Paperback): Jon S Wilson, Stuart Ball, Creed Huddleston, Edward Ramsden, Dogan Ibrahim Test and Measurement: Know It All (Paperback)
Jon S Wilson, Stuart Ball, Creed Huddleston, Edward Ramsden, Dogan Ibrahim
R1,616 Discovery Miles 16 160 Within 7 - 11 working days

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf
Field Application engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The "Test and Measurement Know It All" covers every angle including Machine Vision and Inspection, Communications Testing, Compliance Testing, along with Automotive, Aerospace, and Defense testing.
A 360-degree view from our best-selling authors
Topics include the Technology of Test and Measurement, Measurement System Types, and Instrumentation for Test and Measurement.
The ultimate hard-working desk reference; all the essential information, techniques and tricks of the trade in one volume"

Software Development for Embedded Multi-core Systems - A Practical Guide Using Embedded Intel Architecture (Paperback): Max... Software Development for Embedded Multi-core Systems - A Practical Guide Using Embedded Intel Architecture (Paperback)
Max Domeika
R1,324 Discovery Miles 13 240 Within 7 - 11 working days

The multicore revolution has reached the deployment stage in embedded systems ranging from small ultramobile devices to large telecommunication servers. The transition from single to multicore processors, motivated by the need to increase performance while conserving power, has placed great responsibility on the shoulders of software engineers. In this new embedded multicore era, the toughest task is the development of code to support more sophisticated systems. This book provides embedded engineers with solid grounding in the skills required to develop software targeting multicore processors. Within the text, the author undertakes an in-depth exploration of performance analysis, and a close-up look at the tools of the trade. Both general multicore design principles and processor-specific optimization techniques are revealed. Detailed coverage of critical issues for multicore employment within embedded systems is provided, including the Threading Development Cycle, with discussions of analysis, design, development, debugging, and performance tuning of threaded applications. Software development techniques engendering optimal mobility and energy efficiency are highlighted through multiple case studies, which provide practical how-to advice on implementing the latest multicore processors. Finally, future trends are discussed, including terascale, speculative multithreading, transactional memory, interconnects, and the software-specific implications of these looming architectural developments.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 Basic System and Processor Architecture
Chapter 3 Multi-core Processors & Embedded
Chapter 4 Moving To Multi-core Intel Architecture
Chapter 5 Scalar Optimization & Usability
Chapter 6 Parallel Optimization Using Threads
Chapter 7 - Case Study: Data Decomposition
Chapter 8 - Case Study: Functional Decomposition
Chapter 9 Virtualization & Partitioning
Chapter 10 Getting Ready For Low Power Intel Architecture
Chapter 11 - Summary, Trends, and Conclusions
Appendix I
Glossary
References
*This is the only book to explain software optimization for embedded multi-core systems
*Helpful tips, tricks and design secrets from an Intel programming expert, with detailed examples using the popular X86 architecture
*Covers hot topics, including ultramobile devices, low-power designs, Pthreads vs. OpenMP, and heterogeneous cores"

Power Supplies for LED Driving (Paperback): Steve Winder Power Supplies for LED Driving (Paperback)
Steve Winder
R1,543 Discovery Miles 15 430 Within 7 - 11 working days

Light-emitting diodes are being widely used due to their efficient use of power. The applications for power LEDs include traffic lights, street lamps, automotive lighting, architectural lights, household light replacements, signage lighting (replacing neon strip lights and fluorescent tubes), and many more.
Powering (driving) these LED's is not always simple. Linear driving is inefficient and generates far too much heat. With a switching supply, the main issues are EMI and efficiency, and of course cost. The problem is to get a design that meets legal requirements and is efficient, while costing the least. This book covers the design trade-offs involved in LED driving applications, from low-power to UB-LEDs and beyond.
* Practical, "hands-on" approach to power supply design for LED drivers;
* Detailed examples of what works and why, throughout the design process;
* Commentary on how the calculated component value compares with the actual value used, including a description of why the choice was made.

Embedded Software: Know It All (Paperback): Jean J. Labrosse, Jack G. Ganssle, Robert Oshana, Colin Walls, Keith E Curtis,... Embedded Software: Know It All (Paperback)
Jean J. Labrosse, Jack G. Ganssle, Robert Oshana, Colin Walls, Keith E Curtis, …
R1,654 Discovery Miles 16 540 Within 7 - 11 working days

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!
Embedded software is present everywhere - from a garage door opener to implanted medical devices to multicore computer systems. This book covers the development and testing of embedded software from many different angles and using different programming languages. Optimization of code, and the testing of that code, are detailed to enable readers to create the best solutions on-time and on-budget. Bringing together the work of leading experts in the field, this a comprehensive reference that every embedded developer will need!
Chapter 1: Basic Embedded Programming Concepts
Chapter 2: Device Drivers
Chapter 3: Embedded Operating Systems
Chapter 4: Networking
Chapter 5: Error Handling and Debugging
Chapter 6: Hardware/Software Co-Verification
Chapter 7: Techniques for Embedded Media Processing
Chapter 8: DSP in Embedded Systems
Chapter 9: Practical Embedded Coding Techniques
Chapter 10: Development Technologies and Trends
*Proven, real-world advice and guidance from such "name" authors as Tammy Noergard, Jen LaBrosse, and Keith Curtis
*Popular architectures and languages fully discussed
*Gives a comprehensive, detailed overview of the techniques and methodologies for developing effective, efficient embedded software

Practical Embedded Security - Building Secure Resource-Constrained Systems (Paperback): Timothy Stapko Practical Embedded Security - Building Secure Resource-Constrained Systems (Paperback)
Timothy Stapko
R1,609 Discovery Miles 16 090 Within 7 - 11 working days

The great strides made over the past decade in the complexity and network functionality of embedded systems have significantly enhanced their attractiveness for use in critical applications such as medical devices and military communications. However, this expansion into critical areas has presented embedded engineers with a serious new problem: their designs are now being targeted by the same malicious attackers whose predations have plagued traditional systems for years. Rising concerns about data security in embedded devices are leading engineers to pay more attention to security assurance in their designs than ever before. This is particularly challenging due to embedded devices inherent resource constraints such as limited power and memory. Therefore, traditional security solutions must be customized to fit their profile, and entirely new security concepts must be explored. However, there are few resources available to help engineers understand how to implement security measures within the unique embedded context. This new book from embedded security expert Timothy Stapko is the first to provide engineers with a comprehensive guide to this pivotal topic. From a brief review of basic security concepts, through clear explanations of complex issues such as choosing the best cryptographic algorithms for embedded utilization, the reader is provided with all the information needed to successfully produce safe, secure embedded devices.
The ONLY book dedicated to a comprehensive coverage of embedded security
Covers both hardware- and software-based embedded security solutions for preventing and dealing with attacks.
Application case studies support practical explanations of all key topics, including network protocols, wireless and cellular communications, languages (Java and C/++), compilers, web-based interfaces, cryptography, and an entire section on SSL."

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