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SEE215 - Microcontroller Principles

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Abbas Kouzani

Prerequisite:

SEE103 or SEJ102

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SER201

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

This unit introduces the basic concepts involved in the operation of microcontrollers and microcontroller-based systems. Some examples of microcontrollers are discussed. One specific microcontroller is introduced and studied in detail in respect of software programming and hardware system design aspects. Basic interrupt concepts, interfacing to memory and external input/output devices, and some simple applications are discussed.

Assessment

Assignment 10%, project 50%, report 30%, oral presentation 10%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% on the project.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3696$3718

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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