Microcomputer Engineering - EL560

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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5 15 (7.5) PROF G Howells

Pre-requisites

EENG3130 (EL313) INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING
or COMP3200 (CO320) JAVA
or COMP5200 (CO520) FURTHER OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
or COMP3240 (CO324) COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Restrictions

None

2019-20

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:


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.

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