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Computer Engineering Technology (CMPET)

CMPET 355 Intermediate Microprocessors and Microcomputers (3) Microprocessor architecture and assembly language programming. Hardware and software of basic microprocessors. Input/output structure in microcomputers.

CMPET 355 Intermediate Microprocessors and Microcomputers (3)

Intermediate Microprocessors and Microcomputers is a required course for junior-level students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) baccalaureate degree program. This course builds upon prerequisite digital logic, microprocessors and electronics courses. It includes microprocessor architecture and assembly language programming, hardware and software of basic microprocessors, and input/output structure in microcomputers.

The course covers a review of number systems, digital logic, computer architecture, software development process; the microcontroller, specifications, block diagrams; assembly language programming; jump, loop and call instructions; I/O port programming, addressing modes, arithmetic instructions and programs, logic instructions and programs, single-bit instructions and programs, counter/timer programming, serial communication, interrupts programming, real world interfacing, and bus interfacing to external memory. Laboratory exercises parallel lecture material.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: EET 212W, CMPET 301, EET 341

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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