Credits: 3

Description

Prerequisite: ENEE350; and completion of all lower division technical courses in the EE curriculum.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Computer; Engineering: Electrical).
Microprocessor architectures, instruction sets, and applications. Bus structures, memory, I/O interfacing. Assembly language programming, LSI device configuration, and the embedding of microprocessors in systems.

Semesters Offered

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019

Learning Objectives

  • Design real-time microprocessor-based system software to meet a specification
  • Implement a system in assembly language on microprocessor-based hardware
  • Configure and write drivers for a standard set of LSI peripherals (timer, interrupt, serial, parallel, system configuration), other devices (switch array, LED array), and communication protocols (header, checksum)
  • Formulate test procedures for demonstration and validation of a design
  • Document the system design, system test procedures, and write a user manual

Topics Covered

  • (PIC) cpu, memory, I/O architecture
  • (PIC) data move, control transfer op codes
  • (PIC) arithmetic and logic operations, applications
  • (PIC) macros; C-function interface
  • (PIC) PIC184550 peripheral devices and applications
  • Debug methods, modular programming,  programming style
  • Embedded programming methods; multitasking
  • (ARM) cpu, memory, I/O architecture
  • (ARM) data move, control transfer op codes
  • (ARM) arithmetic and logic operations
  • (ARM) macros; C-function interface
  • (ARM) LPC2368 peripheral devices and applications