Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

» List the registers of the 8051 microcontroller

» Manipulate data using the registers and MOV instructions

» Code simple 8051 Assembly language instructions

» Assemble and run an 8051 program

» Describe the sequence of events that occur upon 8051 power-up

» Examine programs in ROM code of the 8051

» Explain the ROM memory map of the 8051

» Detail the execution of 8051 Assembly language instructions

» Describe 8051 data types

» Explain the purpose of the PSW (program status word) register

» Discuss RAM memory space allocation in the 8051

» Diagram the use of the stack in the 8051

» Manipulate the register banks of the 8051

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