Course detail

Hardware and Microprocessor Technique

FSI-VHTAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course is aimed to adoption of basic knowledge of computer hardware. Further the course both in theory and practical use aims to working with 8 bits microprocessors ATmega. Students learns on practical examples using development kits how to solve basic tasks of uP technology.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be able to design a basic PC configuration and create simple programs controlling a 8b microprocessor ATmega.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge from mathematics and physics and C programming are required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Minasi M.: PC - velký průvodce hardwarem, Grada 1996
Minasi M.: PC - velký průvodce hardwarem, Grada 1996
Ošmera P.: Počítače - CD, 2004
Ošmera P.: Počítače - CD, 2004
Minasi M.: The complete PC Upgrade an Maintenance Guide, Sybex Inc., 1995
Minasi M.: The complete PC Upgrade an Maintenance Guide, Sybex Inc., 1995
Steven Barrett, Daniel J. Pack, Daniel Pack; Atmel AVR Microcontroller Primer: Programming and Interfacing; Morgan & Claypool; 2008.
Steven Barrett, Daniel J. Pack, Daniel Pack; Atmel AVR Microcontroller Primer: Programming and Interfacing; Morgan & Claypool; 2008.
Herout Pavel, Učebnice jazyka C, KOPP nakladatelství, 2007.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Active participation and the development of a simple microprocessor programs. Final project.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

Acquirement of overview of PC hardware and peripheries. Adoption of practical knowledge and skill in programming of 8 bit microprocessors ATmega (ATmega,Xmega).

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Solving an extra assignment can compensate absence.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-AIŘ , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. PC hardware and it's architecture
2. PC hardware and peripheries I (processors, principles of increasing power, assembler)
3. PC hardware and peripheries II (memory, bus, GPU)
4. PC hardware and peripheries III (recording devices, printers and imaging devices)
5. PC hardware and peripheries IV (I/O communication, I/O devices)
6. Microprocessor HW and it's architecture
7. Microprocessors I (ATmega, instruction set)
8. Microprocessors II (bus, signals, timing circuits, RTC, A/D converters)
9. Microprocessors III (interrupt subsystem, communication interface, peripheries)
10. Communication interface UART, I2C, SPI, CANopen
11. Communication interface ZigBee
12. Signal processors (DSP5603) and filed-programmable gate array (Xilinx)
13. Modern trends in hardware and microprocessor technology

Computer-assisted exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Explanation of principles of work with computing technology, electrical technology and respective tools (multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc.). Description of PC and it's peripheries. Decription of ATmega kit.
2. Programming language ASM (Assembler for ATmega)
3. Programming language ANSI C (ANSI C for ATmega)
4. Interrupt system (external and internal interrupts, masked/non-masked)
5. Counters, RTC
6. Communication RS232, diagnostics of serial bus I2C and CAN 2.0
7. A/D converters
8. LCD display and display controller HD44780
9. Pulse width modulation (PWM)
10. Radio modules for ZigBee
11. RealTime applications in Matlab and AS
12. Introduction to FPGA Xilinx
13. Defense of projects and presentation of new technologies

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