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Area/Catalogue
EEET 2045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
151843

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To assist students in the development of knowledge and skills in the design of microcontroller based systems for real-world industrial applications

Course content

Introduction to Microcontrollers; Overview of microcontroller applications and major families;Microcontroller architecture and Assembly Language Programming; Addressing modes and Instruction set of a  proprietary microcontroller; Microcontroller Hardware connection and Flash loaders;Interfacing with parallel I/O ports; Timer programming; Interrupt programming; Interfacing I/O devices; Intercacing with the real world: Sensing,ADC and DAC; Isolation techniques;  Input capture, wave generation and driver design for various applications such as stepper and DC motorsSerial Communication with microcontrollers using industry standard buses

Assembly and C language programming of microontroller using proprietary software packages in Integrated Development Environment

Textbook(s)

Muhammad Ali Mazdi, Sarmad Naimi and Sepher Naimi 2011, the avr microcontroller and embedded systems using assembly and C, 1, Prentice Hall, United States of America

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 1026 Introduction to Computer Systems
COMP 1041 Programming for Engineers

Students who have not completed the pre-requisite courses must be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge in digital circuits and C programming.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Offshore 20 hours x 1 week
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks
Workshop N/A x 3 dyas

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Practical 2000 35% 2 hours/week
Continuous assessment 10 15% 20 minutes X5
Examination 1500 50% 1.5
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Practical 2000 35% 2 hours/week
Continuous assessment 10 15% 20 minutes X5
Examination 1500 50% 1.5
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Practical 2000 35% 2 hours/week
Continuous assessment 10 15% 20 minutes X5
Examination 1500 50% 1.5
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Practical 2000 35% 2 hours/week
Continuous assessment 10 15% 20 minutes X5
Examination 1500 50% 1.5

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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