Microcomputer Engineering - EENG5600
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 a 32-bit microcontroller and concludes with the input/output of data using polling and interrupts. There are supporting practical sessions (Laboratory and PC Workshops).
Total contact hours: 40
Private study hours: 110
Total study hours: 150
Method of assessment
• Programming assignment 1: 25%
• Programming assignment 2: 25%
• Intro to microcomputers assignment: 25%
• Microcomputer laboratory assignment: 25%
• Toulson, Rob (2017) Fast and effective embedded systems design applying the ARM mbed, Oxford: Newnes
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
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.
Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
- ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
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