Interfacing aspects in microprocessor systems. Microprocessors and bus structures, internal architecture, instruction set and pin functions. Memory interfacing, input-output, interrupts, direct memory accesses, special processors and multiprocessor systems.
Precludes additional credit for COMP 3006 (no longer offered), SYSC 3320, SYSC 3601.
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2607 and one of SYSC 2003 or SYSC 3003 (no longer offered) or SYSC 3006 or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.