DS18B20 and STM32

Description

I have covered few temperature sensors in the past eg- LM35, DHT11, DHT22 and also the internal temperature sensor of the STM32 itself. Today in this tutorial I am going to interface DS18B20 temperature sensor with STM32.

The DS18B20 digital thermometer provides 9-bit to 12-bit Celsius temperature measurements and has an alarm function with non-volatile user-programmable upper and lower trigger points. Like DHT11 and DHT22, DS18B20 also communicates over a 1-Wire bus that by definition requires only one data line for communication with the micro controller. Let’s see how to program a DS18B20 temperature sensor using STM32.

HOW TO

NOTE:- This code works with STM32CUBEIDE and it uses TIMER to create delay in microsecond. If you don’t know how to do that, goto https://controllerstech.com/create-1-microsecond-delay-stm32/ .

I am going to skip the Cube mx setup process as it’s usual one only. I am using pin PA1 as the data pin for the sensor and controller is running at it’s maximum frequency.

void delay (uint32_t us)
{
    __HAL_TIM_SET_COUNTER(&htim6,0);
    while ((__HAL_TIM_GET_COUNTER(&htim6))<us);
}

INITIALIZE

In order for the sensor to work, we need to initialize it every time. According to the datasheet, the initialization is done by pulling the data pin LOW for 480 us and than reading the pin for the presence pulse sent by sensor. Here is the function for that

uint8_t DS18B20_Start (void)
{
	uint8_t Response = 0;
	Set_Pin_Output(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);   // set the pin as output
	HAL_GPIO_WritePin (DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN, 0);  // pull the pin low
	delay (480);   // delay according to datasheet

	Set_Pin_Input(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);    // set the pin as input
	delay (80);    // delay according to datasheet

	if (!(HAL_GPIO_ReadPin (DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN))) Response = 1;    // if the pin is low i.e the presence pulse is detected
	else Response = -1;

	delay (400); // 480 us delay totally.

	return Response;
}

WRITE

To write a BIT to the sensor, we need to perform some operation on the data line. To generate a Write 1, after pulling the 1-Wire bus low, the master must release the 1-Wire bus within 15µs. When the bus is released, the 5kΩ pullup resistor will pull the bus high.

To generate a Write 0 time slot, after pulling the 1-Wire bus low, the master must continue to hold the bus low for the duration of the time slot (at least 60µs).

void DS18B20_Write (uint8_t data)
{
	Set_Pin_Output(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);  // set as output

	for (int i=0; i<8; i++)
	{

		if ((data & (1<<i))!=0)  // if the bit is high
		{
			// write 1

			Set_Pin_Output(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);  // set as output
			HAL_GPIO_WritePin (DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN, 0);  // pull the pin LOW
			delay (1);  // wait for 1 us

			Set_Pin_Input(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);  // set as input
			delay (50);  // wait for 60 us
		}

		else  // if the bit is low
		{
			// write 0

			Set_Pin_Output(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);
			HAL_GPIO_WritePin (DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN, 0);  // pull the pin LOW
			delay (50);  // wait for 60 us

			Set_Pin_Input(DS18B20_PORT, DS18B20_PIN);
		}
	}
}

READ

A read time slot is initiated by the master device pulling the 1-Wire bus low for a minimum of 1µs and then releasing the bus. After the master initiates the read time slot, the DS18B20 will begin transmitting a 1 or 0 on bus. It transmits a 1 by leaving the bus high and transmits a 0 by pulling the bus low. When transmitting a 0, the sensor will release the bus by the end of the time slot, and the bus will be pulled back to its high idle state by the pull-up resister.

uint8_t read (void)
{
	uint8_t value=0;
	gpio_set_input ();

	for (int i=0;i<8;i++)
	{
		gpio_set_output ();   // set as output

		HAL_GPIO_WritePin (GPIOA, GPIO_PIN_1, 0);  // pull the data pin LOW
		delay (2);  // wait for 2 us

		gpio_set_input ();  // set as input
		if (HAL_GPIO_ReadPin (GPIOA, GPIO_PIN_1))  // if the pin is HIGH
		{
			value |= 1<<i;  // read = 1
		}
		delay (60);  // wait for 60 us
	}
	return value;
}

The following are the STEPS, we need to follow to read the temperature from DS18B20

Presence = DS18B20_Start ();
HAL_Delay (1);
DS18B20_Write (0xCC);  // skip ROM
DS18B20_Write (0x44);  // convert t
HAL_Delay (800);

Presence = DS18B20_Start ();
HAL_Delay(1);
DS18B20_Write (0xCC);  // skip ROM
DS18B20_Write (0xBE);  // Read Scratch-pad

Temp_byte1 = DS18B20_Read();
Temp_byte2 = DS18B20_Read();
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Ilya

Hi!
This description very good, need attention read all material.
Simple code and algorithm usability peripheries, me like this site 🙂
Good Luck!

Luiz
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Luiz

Hi!! I like very very much your tutorials, thank you very much!!
It would be nice to have the correct source files for the ds18b20, as they are for i2c lcd. Could you, please, provide the files accordingly?
Many thanks and best regards!!
Luiz

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very good the text. I would like to know how to read more than one sensor on the same pin? That is possible with this code ?

Bruno
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Bruno

I would like to know how do I use more than one sensor on the same pin with these functions?

Samira
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Samira

Hi, thx for good projekt. Can you say me , how does work read function by Value? I have Problem with value |= 1<<i.
Value must be OR with (1<< i) and i must schift 1 bit to Right ?
THX

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I really appreciate what you are doing ..when I’m watching youtube tutorial and hear background music which is exclusive for your tutorial ..it makes me cheerfull ..because I am sure that it is going to work out..thanks for that, keep it on I learn a lot from you.

h kazan
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h kazan

Hi, I used the code as instructed, no errors no warnings, i m using stm32f407 discovery board. But no response, the temperature isn’t appearing (in the debug mode, i didn’t use LCD). I enabled tim1 ( APB2= 100 MHZ, prescaler= 100-1, and period= 0xffff-1). And in the main I used the function ( HAL_TIM_BASE_START(&htim).

Rodrigo Borraschi Antonio
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Rodrigo Borraschi Antonio

Please, seeng this example, I tried implement for multiple sensors but I can’t to do this, anybody can help me

Na Na
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Na Na

why temper=tem/16

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