Best Reference Books – Microprocessor and Peripherals

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Microprocessor and Peripherals subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Microprocessor and Peripherals along with reviews.

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1. “Advanced Microprocessor and Peripherals” by A K Ray and K M Bhurchandi

Book Review: This book is a very good text book for the course on advanced microprocessors, their architectures, programming, hardware interfacing and applications. The book also provides the readers with a good foundation on microprocessors, their principles and practices. The book also maintains a perfect balance between the basic concepts and practical applications that are related to microprocessors technology.

2. “Microcomputer Systems 8086/8088 Family: Architecture, Programming and Design” by Yu-Cheng Liu and Glenn A

“Microcomputer Systems 8086/8088 Family: Architecture, Programming and Design” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on microcomputer systems. It discusses 8086 and 8088 family in detail. It presents an in-depth study of both the software and hardware for 16-bit microprocessors using the Intel 8086 and 8088 family. It covers the 80186 and 80286 chips which are widely used. It explains upgrades of the 8086 in two separate chapters. It helps readers develop a working knowledge of programming and designing 8086 and 8088 based microprocessor systems through multiple examples that features them. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the different fields of technology and science.

3. “Microprocessor and Interfacing, Programming and Hardware” by Douglas V Hall

“Microprocessor and Interfacing, Programming and Hardware” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on microprocessor and interfacing, programming, and hardware. It focuses on the Intel 8086 family which is used in the IBM PC’s. It talks about the programming, system connections, and interfacing of microprocessors and their peripherals. It provides a brief introduction to computer hardware which is followed by an in-depth look at how microprocessor-based computers are programmed to perform real tasks. It covers assembly language programming of 8086-based systems. It lays emphasis on writing assembly language programs in a structured manner. It also includes comparisons between CISC and RISC microcomputer architectures and trade-offs.

4. “Microprocessor Architecture, Programming and Applications with 8085” by Ramesh S Gaonkar

Book Review: This book is very useful for semester courses at the undergraduate level and provides introduction to microprocessors in electrical and computer technology departments. A basic course in digital logic is a prerequisite for this book; however no previous programming knowledge is fine. This book deals with both the hardware and software aspects of microprocessors. The book focuses on the 8085 microprocessor family and demonstrates the concepts underlying the programmable devices. The book has chapters on instruction set, interfacing, programming and many others.

5. “Embedded Systems : An Integrated Approach” by Das

“Embedded Systems: An Integrated Approach” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on embedded systems. It provides an integrated approach to embedded systems. It is well-structured and covers all the important processors. It talks about the applications in a sequential manner. It begins with explaining the building blocks of the embedded systems. It discusses the software aspects and new processors and lastly covers study of important applications. This book is designed to focus on the undergraduate courses in electronics and communication engineering as well as computer science engineering.

6. “Understanding 8085/8086 Microprocessors and Peripheral ICs” by S K Sen

“Understanding 8085/8086 Microprocessors and Peripheral ICs” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on microprocessors and peripheral integrated circuits. It provides understanding on 8085 and 8086. Each chapter starts with elementary materials and subsequently leads to the more advanced questions. It talks about numerous questions, number of peripheral ICs, used along with microprocessors. It includes questions on 8086 microprocessor and the corresponding peripheral ICs. Rs-232C, IEEE-488, USB and USART are included as well. It presents a question-answer format. It will be very useful for engineering students in the branches of electrical, instrumentation, electronics, IT, computer science, telecommunication, and allied branches. It will be useful for students appearing for GATE, IETE, AMIE and other all Indian examinations conducted by various public sector undertakings.

7. “Fundamentals of Microprocessors and its Applications” by A K Chhabra and Anokh Singh

“Fundamentals of Microprocessors and its Applications” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on fundamentals of microprocessors. It discusses various applications of microprocessors. It covers introduction to microprocessor, assembly language programming, 8-bit microprocessors, peripheral devices, and some other microprocessors. The book is written in lucid language making it easy for students to understand the content and apply it to real world problems. This book is designed to focus on students of B.Tech/B.E., BCA, BIT, MCA, IETE and B.Sc in Computer Science and Information technology of All Indian Universities.

8. “A Textbook of Microprocessors and Microcontrollers” by R S Kaler

“A Textbook of Microprocessors and Microcontrollers” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on microprocessors and microcontrollers. It is based on microprocessor 8085, 8086 and microcontroller 8051. It talks about related microprocessors and microcontrollers like 80186, 80286, 80386, Pentium-4, ARM, and PIC. It provides a review of important terms and concepts at the end of each chapter. Each chapter also includes questions and problems. It covers main topics like evolution of microprocessor, number systems, digital concepts, and their conversion, logic gates and combinational logic and circuits, multiplexers-demultiplexers, counters, registers, flip-flops, analog/digital conversion counters, registers, etc.

9. “8051 Microcontroller & Embedded Systems” by Rajiv Kapadia

“8051 Microcontroller & Embedded Systems” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on 8051 microcontroller and embedded systems. It covers the basics of the 8051 architecture and embedded systems. It talks about the port system, registers and use of stack, internal and external memory management. It will be useful for teachers and undergraduate students. It acts as a quick reference source for practical applications, teaching aids and exam questions, laboratory assignments. It provides an overview of the interfacing standards covering RS232C, RS422, RS485, and others. It also introduces the features of real-time microcontroller systems in embedded applications.

10. “Embedded System Design” by Santanu Chattopadhyay

“Embedded System Design” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on embedded system design. It is an amalgamation of different domains, such as digital design, operating systems, architecture, interfaces, and algorithmic optimization techniques. It familiarizes the students with the alternatives and intricacies of embedded system design. It explains the role of microcontrollers and introduces embedded processor, ARM. It deliberates on other alternatives, like digital signal processors, field programmable devices and integrated circuits. It is a textbook for the undergraduate students of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Communication Technology, as well as for the postgraduate students of Computer Applications.

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