Well known in this discipline to be the most concise yet adequate treatment of the subject matter, it provides just enough detail in a direct exposition of the 8051 microcontroller's internal hardware components. This book provides an introduction to microcontrollers, a hardware summary, and an instruction set summary. It covers timer operation, serial port operation, interrupt operation, assembly language programming, 8051 C programming, program structure and design, and tools and techniques for program development. For microprocessor programmers, electronic engineering specialist, computer scientists, or electrical engineers.I. Scott MacKenzie is the author of '8051 Microcontroller, The (4th Edition)', published 2006 under ISBN 9780130195623 and ISBN 0130195626.