History of Microcontrollers: Large Scale Integrated Circuits and Microcontrollers

Features of an integrated circuit
Features of an integrated circuit

Large scale integrated circuits generally mean semiconductor integrated circuits (IC) with 1000 or more elements.
They are also called LSIs (Large Scale Integrated circuit).

A microcontroller realizes functions of a computer using LSIs.

Chapter 2 History and Five Elements of Microcontrollers

History of Microcontrollers
5 Elements of Microcontrollers
CPU (Calculation, Control)
Memory (Storage)
Memory Type (RAM & ROM)
I/O (Input, Output)
Bus Line
Bus Line Type