Microprocessors B

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Course No: ETEC.3840-031; SIS Class Nbr: 12347; SIS Term: 2730
Course Status: Open

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 & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: Lab components and materials need to be purchased separately.
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 2; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Dohn Bowden/Gary Howe/Glenn Sundberg
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2018: Jan 22 to May 06
  • Chat Hours: Mon 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology

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