Microcontroller Interfacing

This module introduces students to C programming for the purpose of interfacing an 8-bit microcontroller to various peripherals in an embedded system.

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Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

 
1.Explain the disassembly of a C program.
 
2.Design schematics to perform hardware interfacing of a microcontroller to various peripheral devices.
 
3.Write C programs to perform software interfacing of a microcontroller to various peripheral devices.
 
4.Use an Integrated Development Environment, a C Compiler and Debugger to program a target device.
 
5.Employ timers and interrupts appropriately in typical engineering applications

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