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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: COMP3180

This module is used in DT008.3 and DT079.1.

This module is a prerequsite for COMP3280, and is not a corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMP3180 The unique code for this module.
NameMicroprocessors and Embedded Systems 1The name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Electronic and Communications EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelOrdinary Degree (NQAI level 7)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage1The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCodes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorTony GrennanThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsMicroprocessors, Embedded Systems, ComputersThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module presents the main hardware elements of microcomputers in embedded systems, including their function and how to use them in system designs. It deals with complete hardware system analysis including the design of memory address decoding schemes for small to medium microcomputers and the use of programmable timer modules. Assembly language programming is examined in detail with emphasis on modular programming techniques. A practical application is developed in the laboratory to practice these techniques.A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMP3180.pdf (uploaded 15 Nov 2006)Full details of the module.

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