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Computer Engineering Technology (CMPET)

CMPET 412 Microcomputers (4) Design, architecture, programming, and interfacing of microprocessors, enhanced by lab experiments.

CMPET 412 Microcomputers (4)

E E T 412 is an intermediate course in microprocessor architecture, programming, and interfacing. It details the inner workings of a contemporary microprocessor, including its registers, busses, external connections, instruction set, and its available support devices for memory management, data transfer, clocking and interfacing. It includes a laboratory in which students program in machine language, assembly language, and high level language. Labs also teach students to interface a microprocessor to the user keyboard, the user display, floppy and hard disk drives, and external serial and parallel devices. E E T 412 is intended as an intermediate course, offered to students who have already had some exposure to microprocessor systems, microcomputer architecture, and low-level computer programming.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271 orCMPET 117;CMPEN 275 orCMPET 120

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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