NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
ETR 261 - MICROPROCESSOR APPLICATION I (4 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

ETR 261 is designed as a one semester, lecture and laboratory concerned with the basic principles of microprocessors and microcomputers.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

Prerequisite: ETR 167 - "Logic Circuits and Systems I"

COURSE OBJECTIVES

As a result of the learning experiences provided in this course, the student should:

    1. know the principles of counters and registers
    2. know the fundamentals of microprocessors and microcomputer systems
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED

LECTURE

    1. The computer bus system
    2. Introduction to I/O and memory
    3. Timing/multiplexing
    4. Introductory Assembly language programming
    5. Basic I/O & interfacing techniques
    6. Introduction to 16 bit microprocessors
LABORATORY
    1. MMD-1 Familiarization
    2. Bit comparison
    3. Port selection
    4. MMD-1 key board
    5. Memory expansion
    6. Machine cycles
    7. D/A conversion
    8. A/D conversion
Revised 11/91

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