Practical Programmable Circuits

Practical Programmable Circuits

A Guide to PLDs, State Machines, and Microcontrollers

1st Edition - August 20, 1991

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  • Author: James Broesch
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323139267

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This is a practical guide to programmable logic devices. It covers all devices related to PLD: PALs, PGAs, state machines, and microcontrollers. Usefulness is evaluated; support needed in order to effectively use the devices is discussed. All examples are based on real-world circuits.


Digital design engineers.

Table of Contents

  • An Introduction to Programmable Logic. Basic Logic Design. Combinatorial PLDs. State Machines. Software Development. Advanced Forms of PLDs. General PLD Design Issues. Variations on the Theme. Introduction to Microcontrollers. Hardware Architecture of Microcontrollers. Microcontrollers and Software. Additional Tools of the Trade. A Guide to Choosing Programmable Circuits. Conclusion. Appendix A: An Arcane History of a Few Acronyms. Appendix B: Data Sheets. Appendix C: References and Sources. Glossary. Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 286
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1991
  • Published: August 20, 1991
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323139267

About the Author

James Broesch

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Science Applications International Corporation

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