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Microprocessors 310


 
Module code EMK 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

The module provides a project-based introduction to embedded design. General microprocessor architecture and firmware development are explored with a specific focus on memory and address decoding, general embedded programming principles, microprocessor input/output and interfacing with the real world, and the functioning and application of peripheral devices such as timers, ADCs, serial communication ports and PWM. Embedded design tools are introduced through the use of a microcontroller development board and integrated development environment (IDE) that serve as the primary learning platform. Students are exposed to current and new trends in the microcontroller industry.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites ERS 220 GS, ELI 220 GS, ENE 310/ ENE 310#
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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