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ECE 447: Single Chip Microcomputers

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Explores designing with single-chip microcomputers and microcomputer interfacing. Topics include role of microcomputers compared with microprocessors and other computers, microcomputer architecture and organization, real-time control issues, assembly language programming for control, design of control software, input/output methods, design tools, and available single-chip microcomputers. Students select project and design, and construct system including single-chip microcomputer and ancillary hardware to implement control system.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 3

This course is highly recommended for ECE 492/493 students interested in using microcontroller technology in their senior design projects.  It should be taken before ECE 493.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in ECE 445 and in either CS 367 or CS 222.

4 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

3 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

4 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

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