Classes for Next (and final) Semester
Well they’ve been finalized and here they are:
At the end of this course students should be able to:
- Describe the addressing modes of PCs.
- Discuss the values and drawbacks of various PC busses and interface connections.
- Design PC peripheral hardware
- Identify the necessary capabilities of a commercial add-in card for a specific application
- Do high-level event-driven programming
- Plan a user-friendly Visual BASIC program utilizing multiple forms, global variables, and timer events.
- Understand configuring programmable peripheral chips
- Develop Visual BASIC programs utilizing OLE to communicate with (at least) a spreadsheet.
- A working knowledge of the architecture and software development tools associated with a general purpose microprocessor
- Linear system concepts including the single sided Laplace transform, S domain, poles and zeroes, transfer functions, frequency response, impulse response.
- Linear filter approximations, e.q. Butterworth, Chebyshev I and II
- Fourier series and transforms
- Trig functions sine, cosine, and complex exponential. The Euler relationship
- The solution of linear constant coefficient differential equations.
- Taylor series
In this course you will work with project demands that model common situations in industry. You will experience the design review process both as a reviewer and as the designer.
You will face problems of system integration, meeting deadlines, and devising testing for performance, ease of use, and reliability.