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CC2511 - Embedded Systems Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

The design of microprocessor based systems for instrumentation and consumer electronics: microprocessor programming; microprocessor architecture; peripherals; interfacing techniques; embedded C programming and testing; computer aided design (CAD) tools for circuit schematic and printed circuit board design and manufacture; a design project to demonstrate interfacing and real time control of electro-mechanical systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • justify and apply the design techniques used in the design project and communicate this to others;
  • design and construct microprocessor based embedded systems using computer aided design tools to meet specific criteria;
  • describe and apply appropriate techniques for interfacing instrumentation sensors and actuators for the operation of computer controlled electro-mechanical systems;
  • describe and undertake the hardware and software design of real time microprocessor based instrumentation and control systems.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • assignments (40%)
  • laboratories (10%).
Prerequisites: EG1002 OR CP1300 OR CP1404 OR ADMITTANCE INTO MASTER OF ENGINEERING (PROF)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Mostafa Rahimi Azghadi
Lecturers: Dr Bronson Philippa, Dr Mostafa Rahimi Azghadi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 39 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Bronson Philippa
Lecturers: Dr Bronson Philippa, Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 39 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.