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ENS2257 Microprocessor Systems
Credit Points: 15
CSP1150 Programming Principles , OR,
CSP2151 Programming Fundamentals
ENS1161 Computer Fundamentals , OR
ENS1162 Electrical Engineering 1A
This unit provides an introduction to microprocessor and microcontroller systems. The basic architecture of a generic microprocessor is examined and concepts of assembly language programming, memory devices, data bus operation and input/output interfacing are explored.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E66Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)
K03Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Bachelor of Computer Science
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
K52Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
G69Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
K06Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
U78Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems)
G68Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
MABUSNComputer Systems Major
MABUSLElectronics and Communications Major
MIENGCEngineering (Computer Systems) Minor
MABUSMInstrumentation Control and Automation Major
MABUSKMechatronics Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013