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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:

Nil

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 and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during the trimester intensive week.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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