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A brief tutorial on how to get started using Code Composer Studio.

Introduction

This is a brief tutorial over Code Composer Studio which is a programming environment used to implement various algorithms and load code onto a DSP. If you would like a more in-depth tutorial, please feel free to click on Help -->Tutorial in Code Composer.

Starting code composer studio

Before starting, it would be a good idea to create a folder where you will be saving your project files. Label the folder ELEC424_Tutorial .

To open Code Composer Studio in a Windows 2000 system, click on Start and select Programs --> Texas Instruments --> Code Composer Studio DSK Tools 2 (‘C2000) --> Code Composer Studio .

You should see the following screen:

Creating a file

To create a new source code file, click on File --> Source File . A window titled ‘ Untitled1 ’ will appear within the Composer environment:

You can double-click on the ‘ Untitled1 ’ window to make it larger.

To save your file, click on File --> Save . The following prompt will appear:

There are several Save as type… options. Choose the appropriate one for your code. It will give your file the proper file extension. It is also lets the linker know when you compile your code what kind of language the file is written in.

When you are done, click Save .

Creating a new project

After you have finished creating the files you need to run on the DSP, you will now want to create a project that will include all the files. Select Project --> New…

The following prompt will appear:

Fill in the project name in Project Name . Browse to the folder you created for the project in Location . Make sure you select Executable (.out) in Project Type , and select TMS320C28XX in Target . When you are done, click Finish .

Example.pjt will appear in the left-hand side of the Composer environment. Click on the ‘ + ’ to expand the project:

Before expanding project
After expanding project

Adding new files to the project

In order to add new files, select Project --> Add Files to Project… The following prompt will appear:

Select the file you want to add. To make it easier, you can narrow your search of a particular file by choosing which type of file you want in the Files of type…

When you are done, click Open .

You should now see the file after clicking on the ‘ + ’ in the left-hand window:

Compiling files and building projects

Once you have added all the files you want to be included in your project, you will now need to build your project. Select Project --> Rebuild All . You should see the following window at the bottom of the Code Composer Studio Environment:

If there are errors in your code, they will be listed with the corresponding line numbers. Correct them and rebuild your project.

Loading/reloading programs

After your code has been successfully compiled and built, you must now load your program onto the DSP. Select File --> Load Program… You will see the following prompt dialog:

When you rebuild your project, Code Composer Studio is set at default to create a new folder in your directory called Debug . This is where the executable file is created. Double-click on the Debug folder and you should see your *.out file:

Questions & Answers

Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
China
Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
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many many of nanotubes
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what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
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I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
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what is nano technology
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what is system testing?
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