Microprocessors and Interfacing

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Microprocessors and Interfacing

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COMP1917, or COMP1921, or COMP1911 and MTRN2500.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), Floating point number representation, computer arithmetic, assembly and machine language programming, machine language fundamentals; addressing modes; instruction repertoire, assembly language programming methodology, interrupts and I/O interfacing (hardware and software), serial communication, timers, analog input and output, converting analog signals to digital signals (data acquisition), taking input from a variety of sensors and driving actuators, buses and memory system, low level device drivers.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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