Computer Engineering 1
This module provides an introduction to the operation of 8-bit microcontrollers and includes the design of hardware circuits and embedded C programs to interface to basic input/output devices. Application circuits will include motors, keypads, displays and analog sensors. The module places an emphasis on industry standard practices and development tools.
Describe the architecture of a small computer system.
Describe the internal architecture of an 8-bit microcontroller.
Design basic interface circuits to devices like switches, LEDs, motors, keypads, displays.
Develop embedded C programs to interface to the circuits of learning outcome 3.
Apply embedded development tools to build, download and debug embedded C programs on an 8-bit microcontroller applications board.