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Microprocessors and Data Acquisition

Enrolment code: KNE232

Offered: Hobart: semester 2,

Unit description:

Is designed for students interested in the fundamental operation of microprocessors and micro-controllers and the interfacing of these devices to the real world. The unit builds from the realisation of gate circuits, the reduction and implementation of Boolean functions, to the design and implementation of sequential circuits. Fundamental programming of microprocessors and micro-controllers (Macro and Assembler code) is developed and hardware and software aspects of how these devices are connected to memory and peripheral systems. Methods of conversion between analog and digital signals are developed.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 3 lectures, 1 tutorial, 5x3 hrs prac weekly, 13 weeks Timetable
Prerequisites KXA150 or KXA151  
Mutual exclusions KCA254, AEA303  
Assessment mode 3-hr exam (70%), coursework (30%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Engineering  
Courses Bachelor of Engineering (See also combined degree)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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