INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
EEE 574 Advanced Topics In Microcontrollers Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nejdet Dogru, Assist. Prof. Dr. Suleiman Abu Kharmeh., Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The main objective is to learn recent trends in advanced microcontroller applications

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Course overview
  2. Introducing the PIC mid-range family and the 16F84A
  3. Parallel ports, power supply and the clock oscillator
  4. Starting to program – an introduction to Assembler
  5. Building Assembler programs
  6. Working with time: interrupts, counters and timers
  7. Introduction to Larger Systems and the PIC 16F873A
  8. Revision
  9. Mid-term Examination
  10. The human and physical interfaces
  11. Taking timing further
  12. Starting with serial
  13. Data acquisition and manipulation
  14. Some PIC microcontroller advances

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project125
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Learn hardware architecture of PIC micro controllers and their assembly language.
    • Learn about interrupts, interrupt timing and program size considerations, I/O operations, I/O port expansion
    • Review of serial and parallel communication, timers, PWM, interfacing with keypad and LCD, Analog-to-Digital Converter
    • Review of interfacing with sensors, I2C Bus for peripheral Chip Access, UART
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Designing Embedded Systems with PIC Microcontrollers, Second Edition: Principles and Applications, Tim Wilmshurst, Newnes, 2009
    • Embedded Design with the PIC18F452 Microcontroller J. B. Peatman Prentice Hall, 2003 ISBN: 0-13-046213-6

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7.50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0