Digital and Computer Electronics 2

10 Units

The course takes students through various steps involved in designing practical embedded software. It also introduces the basic building blocks of an embedded system.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the building blocks of an embedded system (hardware and software)
  2. Perform a functional hardware design for an embedded system
  3. Develop software for commonly used peripheral devices
  4. Write application software using simple looping executives and real-time operating systems
  5. Understand and modify embedded software written by other professional developers

1.    ARM processor core

2.    Embedded programming in C for the ARM processor core

3.    Peripheral devices such as timers, UARTs, A/D converters and PWMs

4.    Bus standards such as SPI and I2C

5.    Interfacing graphic displays and touchscreens

6.    Filesystems

7.    Real-time operating systems 

8.    Common wireless communication interfaces

Assumed Knowledge ELEC2700 Computer Engineering 2 OR ELEC1710 Digital and Computer Electronics 1 AND ENGG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming or SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming
Assessment Items
  • Project: Assignments x 3
  • Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Callaghan and PSB Singapore


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for ELEC3730
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