Microcomputer Engineering - EL560

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
Autumn and Spring 5 15 (7.5) DR K Sirlantzis checkmark-circle

Overview

This is a highly practical module that starts with a typical programming language environment suitable for microcontrollers, looks at software engineering issues, methods for the programming of an 32-bit microcontroller and concludes with the input/output of data using polling and interrupts. There are supporting practicals.

Details

This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 47
Private study hours: 103
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Examination (60%)
Coursework (40%)

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. demonstrate a working knowledge of a programming language for microcontrollers;
2. demonstrate experience of developing microcomputer applications;
3. demonstrate a working knowledge of software engineering principles.

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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