Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 237 Intro to Microprocessors & Microcontrollers

5 credits
Introduces the microcontroller and its applications. Students learn how to program, analyze, troubleshoot, interface, and design electronic systems based on micro-technology, including industrial, consumer, and microcomputer systems.

Prerequisites: ELEC 211 .

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic functions of the microprocessor
  • Identify and describe basic microprocessor  architecture
  • Create simple programs using computer instruction sets and block diagrams
  • Describe the operation and use of a microcontroller
  • Successfully create complex microcontroller applications both in hardware and software.
  • Download and run programs on an evaluation board
  • Implement a systemic approach to solving a control problem using modern micro-processing devices