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Microprocessors B

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: ETEC.3840;

Course Description

Extends the skills developed in 17.393 to interfacing the microprocessor to the outside world through an integrated set of experiments and related lectures. Topics include: architecture of microprocessor-based systems; microcontrollers; parallel I/O ports; interrupts; A/D and D/A converters; programmable timers; handshaking; and serial communications. The course will contain a three-week project applying the functions learned to a real world design. Approximately one-half of the course time will be an associated laboratory.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: Lab components and materials need to be purchased separately.
  • Credits: 2; Contact Hours: 3

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