Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

EL 210 - Microcontrollers

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes a study of microcontroller hardware, software, interfacing and applications. The architecture, instruction set and programming of a modern microcontroller are covered. Special features, such as A/D and D/A conversion and timer functions, are included. Applications to data acquisition and control are presented. 

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • identify and describe computer subsystems and explain their function;
  • explain addressing modes and computer operating cycles;
  • write, comment, and debug code in assembly or a higher level language on an 8-bit microcontroller; and
  • analyze the operation of I/O devices, including parallel ports, A/D converters, D/A converters and timers.

Prerequisites: EL158, EL162, EL 214
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