May 31, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 4790 - Microprocessor Systems


Hardware and software for real-time microprocessor-based digital systems. Basic concepts and operations of on-chip components related to digital system functionality. Architectures, instructions sets, and interfacing with peripherals through serial or parallel ports. Introduction to 32-bit machines with in-depth treatment of 16- and 8-bit machines. Emphasis on C language cross-compilers. Laboratory exercises are included to demonstrate hardware and software development techniques practiced in industry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ECSE 2610 and ENGR 2350.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 3

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 6 contact hours



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