Higher Education

Technician's Guide to the 68HC11 Microcontroller, 1st Edition

  • Dan Black DeVry Institute of Technology in Pheonix, AZ
  • Leo Chartrand Niagara College
  • ISBN-10: 0766817156  |  ISBN-13: 9780766817159
  • 352 Pages
  • © 2001 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $198.00



Technician's Guide to the 68HC11 Microcontroller is ideal for readers with little or no prior programming experience who want to master the basics of troubleshooting and programming Motorola's 68HC11 microcontroller. Both hardware and software are covered in detail to provide a complete understanding of the principles underlying how a microcontroller works. Theory is supplemented by examples designed to illustrate how concepts may be applied. By learning how to program the 68HC11 at an elementary level, readers also gain valuable experience using manufacturer-specific documentation that prepares them for work with other more sophisticated microcontrollers.

Features and Benefits

  • Basic principles of the microcomputer are examined in detail, eliminating the need for prior programming knowledge or experience. Theory is followed by applications using the 68HC11 microcontroller
  • Programming examples, practical applications, and a reader-friendly writing style provide an effective, technician-oriented introduction to microcomputing systems and microprocessor programming basics
  • Focus is on application, troubleshooting, basic programming, and teaching proper usage of Motorola documentation
  • Includes a chapter on C Programming to provide an introduction to high-level programming language
  • Online Companion� features demonstrations of concepts explained in the book, as well as interactive activities designed to promote learning.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction To Computer Hardware.
2. Introduction To Computer Software.
3. HC11 Programming.
4. Branching & Loops.
5. Indexing Through Memory.
6. Subroutines.
7. Working With An Assembler.
8. Memory Systems.
9. 68HC11 Interrupts & Reset.
10. General Purpose I/O.
11. Analog Capture - Port E.
12. Timed Events - Port A.
13. Serial Communication - Port D.
14 C Programming and the HC11.


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0766817164 | ISBN-13: 9780766817166)

Online Companion  (ISBN-10: 0766828468 | ISBN-13: 9780766828469)

Student Supplements

Online Companion  (ISBN-10: 0766828468 | ISBN-13: 9780766828469)

List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Leo Chartrand

Mr. Chartrand holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen¿s university in Kingston Ontario. He has been teaching digital courses for 20 years at Niagara College in Welland , Ontario. Mr. Chartrand has made industry contributions with various designs including interfacing an infrared camera to a PC, creating a digital circuit board used as a PC training system, and designing a control pendant for an air-filled medical bed. He also worked as a plant engineer for General Motors.