Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-13
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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The only comprehensive tutorial to the basic techniques used to run small motors with microcontrollers.

Author Biography

Harprit Singh Sandhu is the founder of Rhino Robotics, a major manufacturer of both educational robots and small computer numeric controlled machines. He is the author of Making PICAndnbsp; Microcontroller Instruments and Controllers.

Table of Contents

Part I: Microcontrollers
Chapter 1. Introduction to microEngineering Labs' LAB-X1 Experimental Board
Chapter 2. Getting Started
Chapter 3. Understanding the Microchip Technology PIC 16F877A: Features of the MCU
Chapter 4. The Software, Compilers, and Editors
Chapter 5. Controlling the Output and Reading the Input
Chapter 6. Timers and Counters
Chapter 7. Clocks and Memory: Sockets U3, U4, U5, U6, U7 and U8
Chapter 8. Serial Communications: Sockets U9 and U10
Chapter 9. Using Liquid Crystal Displays: An Information Resource
Part II: Running the Motors
Chapter 10. The PIC 18F4331 Microcontroller: A Minimal Introduction
Chapter 11. Running Motors: A Preliminary Discussion
Chapter 12. Motor Amplifiers
Chapter 13. Running Hobby R/C Servo Motors
Chapter 14. Running Small DC Motors with Permanent Magnet Fields
Chapter 15. Running DC Motors with Attached Incremental Encoders
Chapter 16. Running Bipolar Stepper Motors
Chapter 17. Running Small AC Motors: Using Solenoids and Relays
Chapter 18. Debugging and Troubleshooting
Chapter 19. Conclusion
Part III: Appendixes
Appendix A. Setting Up Compiler for One Keystroke Operation
Appendix B. Abbreviations Used in the Book and in the Data Sheets
Appendix C. The Book Support Web Site
Appendix D. Sources of Materials
Appendix E. Motor Control Language: Some Minimal Ideas, Guidance, and Notes

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