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Microcontrollers: Architecture, Programming, Interfacing and System Design, 2nd Edition by Raj Kamal

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Types, Selection and Applications of Microcontrollers

Chapter Outline

  • Introduce microcontrollers
  • Study the various types of microcontrollers
  • Examine the various criteria for the selection of a microcontroller
  • List and define a few applications of microcontrollers
1.1 MICROCONTROLLERS

1.1.1 Numbering and Coding Systems

1.1.1.1 Logic 0 and 1

An electronic circuit in which a state switches (changes) between two distinct states when there is a change in the input states or input conditions is called a logic circuit. It has two possible states, 1 or 0. A state 0 of a circuit means a distinct range of output or input. Within the range, the voltages or currents orfrequencies or phases or conditions of the circuit are in the defined limits. State ...

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