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Microprocessor Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Microprocessor Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MST2.MIC
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (100%) + internship (ungraded)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MST2.MIC (P231-0061) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 5, mandatory course
MST2.MIC (P231-0061) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MST2.DIG Digital Electronics

[updated 17.03.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MST.SPS Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Control
MST2.MCS Microcontroller Systems

[updated 05.01.2022]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer

[updated 01.10.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will be familiar with the structure and function of memory chips and how a microprocessor works.  
They will be familiar with the structure and operation of a microcontroller and its peripheral components and will be able to create simple, hardware-related programs in assembler and the high-level language C. They will be able to explain the hardware and software in detail with regard to their interaction using examples.

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Module content:
1.        The structure of a 8051 processor
1.1.        Block diagram, housing, pin assignment
1.2.        Clock generator, Reset
1.3.        CPU and register structure
1.4.        Memory organization, internal and external program memory and data memory
1.5.        System bus and input/output ports
1.6.        Structure of a minimum system
2.        Programming a 8051 processor
2.1.        Programming languages
2.2.        Command structure
2.3.        Addressing modes
2.4.        Command types and command overview
3.        Assembler programming
3.1.        The structure of programs
3.2.        Program examples
4.        Interrupts
5.        Digital input/output
6.        Timer/counter
7.        Serial interface
8.        Additions to the Infineon C515C
8.1.        Interrupt system and ports
8.2.        Serial interface
8.3.        Analog/digital converter
8.4.        Timer and PWM
9.        The hardware used in the practical course
10.        C compilers for 8051 processors
11.        C programming

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Recommended or required reading:
S. Limbach, Kompaktkurs Mikrocontroller, Vieweg, Braunschweig, 2002
B. Schaaf, Mikrocomputertechnik, Hanser, München, 1999
J. Walter, Mikrocomputertechnik mit der 8051-Controller-Familie, Springer, Berlin, 2008
N.N., C500, Microcontroller Family, Architecture and Instruction Set, Siemens, München, 1998
N.N., C515C, 8-Bit CMOS Microcontroller, Siemens, München, 1997

[updated 05.10.2020]
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