Chapter 5

Instruction Set

Abstract

Overview of instruction set in ARM® processors, differences between instruction set in various Cortex-M processors, assembly language syntax for ARM and GNU tool chain, and details of the instruction set. The chapter also covers the barrel shifter feature and gives information about how to access special registers and instructions.

Keywords

Instruction set; syntax; Unified Assembly language (UAL); suffix; conditional execution; branch; SIMD; DSP; floating point; bit field processing

Chapter Outline

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