Intended to help prepare the digital design engineer for utilization of microprocessors as programmable logic components in digital systems design. Topics include: fundamentals of both hardware and software engineering and their interrelationship with the microprocessor; capabilities and limitations of the Motorola 68000 microprocessor family; use of hardware/software development systems; assembly language programming for the 68000; input-output interfacing; and concepts involved in real-time applications. Also, features of the 68332 will be covered. Weekly laboratory assignments will be an integral part of the course.
EE 3181 and EE 3381.