CISC 7360X Microprocessors

24 hours lecture plus conference; 21 hours laboratory plus independent work; 3 credits

Introduction to microprocessor technology. History and applications. Microprocessor architecture: 8- and 16-bit processors. Examples of commercially available processors. Instruction sets and software development. Microprocessor memory sections. I/O sections and interfacing techniques. Interrupt systems. Single-chip microcomputers and bit-slice processors. Hands-on laboratory experiments. (Not open to students who have taken a graduate or undergraduate course in microprocessors.)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 6007X [627X] or an undergraduate course in computer organization.


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