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Publisher: Parallax Press
ISBN10: 1928982026 ISBN13: 9781928982029 Edition: Paperback; 2003-01


The Whats a Microcontroller? text answers the question Whats a Microcontroller? by showing students how they can design their own customized, intelligent inventions using the BASIC Stamp´┐Ż module. The activities in this text incorporate a variety of fun and engaging experiments that appeal to the students imagination using motion, light, sound, and tactile feedback to introduce new concepts. These activities are designed to introduce the student to many basic principles in the fields of computer programming, electricity and electronics, mathematics and physics. Many of the activities facilitate a hands-on presentation of design practices used by engineers and technicians in the creation of modern machines and appliances using inexpensive and easy to obtain parts. This text is designed to accommodate a wide range of ages and skill levels.

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  • Physical Description: 315 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2003-01

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