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The x86 Microprocessors: 8086 to Pentium, Multicores, Atom and the 8051 Microcontroller, 2nd Edition by Lyla B. Das

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19

The 8051 Microcontroller: The Programmer’s Perspective

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN

  • The architecture of 8051 from a progra­mmer’s perspective.
  • The addressing modes of 8051.
  • The complete instruction set of 8051.
  • How to write assembly language programs using the Keil assembler.

Introduction

In this chapter, we will start our study of the very popular microcontroller 8051. The programming model is discussed here while internal peripherals and their programming will be discussed in Chapter 20. Assembly language programming with worked out examples is extensively discussed in this chapter and Chapter 20. Interfacing of external peripherals is covered in Chapter 21.

19.1 | History and Family Details of 8051

Intel produced the 8051 microcontroller ...

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