Course Content and Outcome Guide for EET 242
- Course Number:
- EET 242
- Course Title:
- Microcontroller and Embedded Systems
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Course DescriptionIntroduces the use, characterization, analysis, troubleshooting methods and programming of microcontrollers and embedded systems with a focus on application. Includes a 3-hour per week laboratory. Prerequisites: EET 123 and EET 178. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Program, build and test a microcontroller system.
2. Interface a microcontroller system to user controls and other electronic systems.
3. Describe the internal architecture of microcontroller systems, including counters, timers, ports, and memory.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Assessment methods are to be determined by the instructor. Typically, in-class quizzes, online quizzes, exams and weekly homework assignments will be used. Laboratory assessment will be by program demonstration, code review, reports, and/or practical skills testing.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Programming in the Arduino Environment
Intro to Assembly
Conditionals and Branches
ADC and Other Features