Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

EE 3501 Microprocessors & Embedded Systems

Prerequisite: EE 2501


An introduction to microcontrollers and integrated microprocessor systems. Emphasis is placed on the Intel 8051 and Motorola 68HC11 families and derivatives. Hardware/software trade-offs, system economics and functional configurations are examined along with serial and parallel communications, watchdog timers, low power operation, and assembly language programming techniques. The architecture of design of sampled data systems is explored using case studies of representative applications.

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