MICROCONTROLLERS AND DIGITAL DESIGN
Credit points: 15
Digital electronics and programmable microcontrollers are pervasive throughout the modern world, controlling everything from our communications and health systems through to transportation and entertainment. This subject covers the fundamentals of digital design and design with digital microcontroller. Topics covered include: digital logic, flip-flops, binary arithmetic, microcontrollers and serial communication. The course includes problem classes and laboratories which allow you to develop and debug digital circuits, and microcontroller systems which are programmed in Embedded C.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRobert Ross
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Digital systems, principles and applications
AuthorTocci, R. J.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobert Ross
Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 22
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|10 Online multiple choice quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) Each quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions drawn out of a question bank relating to the previous weeks work. These quizzes will help keep students on track with online lecture content and provide formative feedback about what they are learning||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|2 x Written assignments (700-words equivalent total) Written assessments are based problem solving design tasks||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5|
|Laboratory design tasks (1,000-words equivalent) Students demonstrate completed tasks to demonstrators across weekly laboratory classes||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|One 2-hour written examination (2000 word equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5|
|Two group-based problem solving activities (300 words per student total) Two group based 'escape room' activities will be used to assess students problem solving and teamwork skills. Marking based on achievement of team through escape room exercises.||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO4, SILO5|