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Microcontrollers, Second Edition by J. W. Bruce, Robert Reese, Bryan A. Jones

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CHAPTER 2THE STORED PROGRAM MACHINE

This chapter introduces the fundamental concepts of computer operation by implementing a controller both as a finite state machine and as a stored program machine.

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

image Compare and contrast controller designs using finite state machine and stored program machine approaches.

image Describe the operation of a finite state machine via an algorithmic state machine chart.

Implement a finite state machine using a one-hot state encoding method.

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