Useful Books for Reference

Books are an invaluable source of information. Listed below are some books that we feel, will help you understand the basic concepts behind embedded systems, robotics, and basic electronics. Check if you have come across some of these books and leave a comment if I have missed some good books.

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Embedded Systems

ARM System Developers Guide Designing and optimizing system software

Andrew N. Sloss, Dominic Symes, Chris Wright

Automotive Embedded Systems Handbook

Nicholas Navet, Francoise Simonot-Lion

Computer Organization and Embedded Systems

Carl Hamacher, Zvonko Vranesic, Safwat Zaky, Naraig Manjikian

USB Complete

Jan Axelson

PIC Microcontrollers

Designing Embedded Systems With PIC Microcontrollers

T. Wilmshurst

123 Microcontroller Experiments for the Evil Genius

Myke Predko

Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in c

Dogan Ibrahim

SD Card Projects Using the PIC Microcontroller

Dogan Ibrahim

Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller

Myke Predko

PIC Microcontrollers: Know it all

Lucio Di Jasio, Tim Wilmshurst, Dogan Ibrahim, John Morton, Martin P. Bates, Jack Smith, David W Smith, Chuck Hellebuyck


Arduino Cookbook

Michael Margolis

Arduino: A Quick-start Guide

Maik Schmidt

Practical Arduino: Cool Projects for Open Source Hardware

Jonathan Oxer, H. Blemings

Arduino Projects to Save the World

Emery Premeaux, Brian Evans


Practical Electronics for Inventors

Paul Scherz

Analog Circuits-World Class Designs

Robert A. Pease

Troubleshooting Analog Circuits

Robert A. Pease

Secrets of RF Circuit Design

Joseph J. Carr

Circuit Design-Know it all

Darren Ashby, Bonnie Baker, Stuart Ball, J. Crowe, Barrie Hayes-Gill, Ian Hickman, Walt Kester, Ron Mancini, Ian Grout, Robert , Pease, Mike Tooley, Tim Williams, Peter Wilson, Bob Zeidman

Build Your Own Low-Power Transmitters

Rudolf F. Graf, William She


Robot Building for Beginners

David Cook

Intermediate Robot Building

David Cook

Robot Builder’s Bonaza

Gordon McComb, Myke Predko

Autonomous Mobile Robots

Roland Siegwart, Illah R. Mourbakhsh

Principles of Robot Motion: Theory, Algorithms, and Implementations

Howie Choset, Kevin M. Lynch, Seth Hutchinson, George A. Kantor, Wolfram Burgard, Lydia E. Kavraki, Sebastian Thrun