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ECE354 - Computer Systems Lab II

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Time: Monday & Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. plus additional lab times

Location: Marston 132 (lectures), Marston 228 (lab)

Prerequisites: ECE353 - Computer Systems Lab I

Instructor: Prof. Tilman Wolf

Recommended Text: John Peatman: "Design with PIC Microcontrollers," Prentice Hall Publishing, 1998.

Course web page: /ece/wolf/courses/ECE354/ (course information and lab instructions), https://webct.oit.umass.edu (quizzes and discussion), and http://www.hazyblue.net/ece354/ (demo signup).

Course Description

In the last decade, there has been a revolution in the way electronic systems are designed, prototyped, and manufactured. The objective of this course is to show how hardware and software are designed and tested together in a variety of embedded computing systems. These range from a Microchip PIC microcontroller to specialized processors for DSP and Media Processing. Students are required to design, implement, and debug a number of projects using these computer systems. This course makes use of a wide range of hardware and software design tools and students are expected to learn the use of these tools in order to complete the labs.

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