eBook The Definitive Guide to ARM® Cortex®-M3 and Cortex®-M4 Processors, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124079180
  • ISBN-13: 9780124079182
  • DDC: 621.3916
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 864 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This new edition has been fully revised and updated to include extensive information on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor, providing an up-to-date guide to Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M4 processors. This book presents the background of ARM architecture and outlines processor features such as the instruction set and interrupt-handling. It also demonstrates how to program and use advanced features such as the Memory Protection Unit (MPU). Chapters on getting started with IAR, Keil, gcc, and CooCox CoIDE tools help beginners develop program codes. Coverage also includes important software development areas such as using the low power features, handling information input/output, and mixed language projects with assembly and C. The only available guide to the ARM Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M4 processors, written by an ARM engineer who helped to develop the core. Includes the latest CMSIS.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About This Book.
Contributor Bio-Paul Beckmann.
Terms and Abbreviations.
1: Introduction to Arm® Cortex®-M Processors.
2: Introduction to Embedded Software Development.
3: Technical Overview.
4: Architecture.
5: Instruction Set.
6: Memory System.
7: Exceptions and Interrupts.
8: Exception Handling in Detail.
9: Low Power and System Control Features.
10: OS Support Features.
11: Memory Protection Unit (MPU).
12: Fault Exceptions and Fault Handling.
13: Floating Point Operations.
14: Introduction to the Debug and Trace Features.
15: Getting Started with Keil Microcontroller Development Kit for Arm®.
16: Getting Started with the IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm®.
17: Getting Started with the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc).
18: Input and Output Software Examples.
19: Using Embedded Operating Systems.
20: Assembly and Mixed Language Projects.
21: Arm® Cortex®-M4 and DSP Applications.
22: Using the Arm® CMSIS-DSP Library.
23: Input and Output Software Examples.
24: Software Porting.
25: References.
Appendix A: Instruction Set Summary.
Appendix B: Graphical Representations of DSP Instructions.
Appendix C: Addition of 16-bit Thumb® Instructions in Recent Architecture Versions.
Appendix D: Cortex®-M3/M4 Exceptions Quick Reference.
Appendix E: CMSIS-Core Functions Quick Reference.
Appendix F: NVIC and SCB Registers Quick Reference.
Appendix G: Cortex®-M3/M4 Debug Components Programmer's Model.
Appendix H: Connectors for Debug and Trace.
Appendix I: Troubleshooting Guide.