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CC2511 - Embedded Systems Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Design project - prototype - group work 32% Project report - individual 8% - (40%) - Group & Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (10%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: EG1002 OR CP1300 OR CP1404 OR ADMITTANCE INTO MASTER OF ENGINEERING (PROF)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Dr Bronson Philippa, Dr Mostafa Rahimi Azghadi
Lecturers: Dr Bronson Philippa, Dr Mostafa Rahimi Azghadi, Mr Bruce Belson.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 39 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Dr Bronson Philippa
Lecturers: Dr Bronson Philippa, Mr Bruce Belson, Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 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.