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

Module Details: COMP3280

This module is used in DT079.1.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMP3280 The unique code for this module.
NameMicroprocessors and Embedded Systems 2The 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.
PrerequisiteCOMP3180Codes 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 deals with a range of interfacing applications based on a microcontroller, using assembly language
and high-level development tools. These applications are developed through a particular emphasis on real-time
laboratory applications based on simple robotic and other general I/O applications.
Specific sections of the module deal with data acquisition, keypads, displays and some common interface standards. A broad range of development tools are described including an overview of the complete design and development process of an embedded microcomputer system.
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.
LabHrs3 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMP3280.pdf (uploaded 15 Nov 2006)Full details of the module.

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