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Wednesday 
Friday 
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Jan 21

Lecture 1: Introduction (Chapter 1)

 Course administration
 Embedded systems, development cycle
 Flow charts, data flow and call graphs




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Jan 26

Lecture 2: TExaS (Appendix 1.11.8.2, Chapter 2 and 3)

 TExaS simulator
 Numbers, hexadecimal



Jan 28

Lecture 2: Architecture (Chapter 2 and 4)

 9212 architecture and execution
 Simple addressing modes




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Feb 2

Lecture 3: I/O (Chapter 2 and 3)

 Execution, subroutines
 Parallel ports, direction registers
 Logical and shift operations

Homework 1 due at midnight


Feb 4

Lecture 4: Debugging (Section 4.7 and 5.7)





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Feb 9

Lecture 4: Arithmetic (Chapter 3 and 5)

 Arithmetic operations
 Condition code bits

Homework 2 due at midnight


Feb 11

Lecture 5: Board (Appendix 2, Section 2.6)

 Demo of the board (bring board to class)
 Switch input and LED output




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Feb 16

Lecture 5: Modular programming (Section 5.1, 5.2, 6.11)

 Ifthen, loops
 Subroutines and the stack
 Debugging dump

Homework 3 due at midnight


Feb 18

Review for Test 1:





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Feb 23

Test 1 (closed book):


Homework 4 due Tuesday midnight


Feb 25

Lecture 6: Pointers (Section 6.16.3, 6.11)

 Indexed addressing
 Arrays
 Strings




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Mar 2

Lecture 7: State machines (Section 4.5, 6.8)

 Timer
 Finite state machines (FSMs)

Homework 5 due at midnight


Mar 4

Lecture 8: Locals (Section 7.17.3, 10.1)

 Advanced functional debugging
 Fixedpoint numbers
 Local variables




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Mar 9

Lecture 9: Parameters (Section 7.47.5, 9.1)

 Review for Test 2
 Stack frames and parameter passing
 I/O synchronization, LCD interface

Homework 6 due at midnight


Mar 11

Test 2 (closed book):

 In lab (during class time), ACA 1.102
 Chapter 5 and 6




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Mar 23

Lecture 10: Interrupts (Section 9.2, 9.4, 9.6, 9.10)

 LCD programming
 9S12 interrupts and interrupt processing
 Timer and periodic (output compare) interrupts



Mar 25

Lecture 11: A/D conversion (Section 11.1, 11.4)

 Analog to digital conversion (ADC)
 Lab 6 design methods




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Mar 30

Lecture 11: Numerical calculations (Section 10.2)

 Multiplication and division
 Table lookup and interpolation

Homework 7 due at midnight


Apr 1

Lecture 12: Serial I/O (Section 8.1)

 Serial communications interface (SCI)
 SCI programming and interrupts
 Lab 7 introduction




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Apr 6

Lecture 12: Thread communication (Section 12.312.4)

 Producerconsumer problems
 FIFO queues

Homework 8 due at midnight


Apr 8

Lecture 13: D/A conversion (Section 11.211.3)

 Digital to analog conversion (DAC) on the 9S12
 Sound generation




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Apr 13

Lecture 14: TRobots (Section 8.7)

 Stepper motors
 TRobot discussion

Homework 9 due at midnight


Apr 15

Review for Test 3:





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Apr 20

Test 3 (closed book):




Apr 22

Guest lecture (Prof. Erez): Floating point

 Floating point number representation
 Floating point arithmetic




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Apr 27

Lecture 15: C programming

 Metrowerks CodeWarrior
 TRobots in C
 Recursion

Homework 10 due at midnight


Apr 29

Lecture 16: Embedded systems

 Embedded system design
 Systems engineering




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Final



May 15

Final Exam:

7:00 pm  10:00 pm

