Introduction to Computer Engineering G (10096.2)
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UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Shahid HUSSAIN (Ph: +61 2 62068408 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces the fields of digital electronics and robotics within the broad context of the engineering profession. It provides an introduction to digital electronics by addressing the areas of discrete mathematics, number systems and codes, and combinational logic circuits. Consideration is also given to flip-flops and related devices, counters and registers, and MSI logic circuits.
An overview of robotics is introduced in the second half of the unit by having an overall understanding of the basic structure of a microcontroller. In addition, examples of some controlling platforms including their basic programming are analysed. The interfacing process via microcontroller is presented by looking at drivers and servos.
A final analysis aims to provide a clear understanding of how combining all the pieces together within a digital system project leads to the completion of a servo-controlled system.
This unit is co-taught with Introduction to Computer Engineering, 8223.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Have an appreciation of the nature of the engineering profession by being able to understand, confidently manipulate and utilise discrete mathematical entities;
2. Deal with different systems of numbers and codes and formulate relevant relationships between them;
3. Describe, analyse, and synthesise simple and more detailed logic circuits;
4. Develop an operational understanding of the elements of good design practices by analysing and designing combinational and sequential logic circuits;
5. Verify and appraise circuit operation by using CAD tools and hands-on laboratories; and
6. Integrate the different pieces of knowledge acquired in this unit to synthesise a robotic application through the successful completion of a digital system project.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
Flexible delivery. Up to 4.5 hours per week, consisting of: Lectures 1.5 hours and Laboratory 2 hours.