ELEC471 - Embedded Computer Systems

Students will design embedded data acquisition systems to monitor and record data from a variety of electromechanical systems. This course includes the study and use of sensors for measurement of physical parameters, signal conditioning for input interfacing, semiconductor devices for output control. Both hardware and software designs are implemented to solve a variety of engineering applications. Prerequisites: COMP120 Computer Science I Using C; ELEC443 Analog Circuit Design; ELEC244 Digital Systems. Corequisite: ELEC596 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing; ELEC345 Microcontrollers and Embedded Computer Systems. The Arioch Center Course.

Course Objectives

To study and understand the principles of data acquisition systems

To design and analyze embedded data acquisition systems capable of monitoring and recording data from a variety of electromechanical systems

To understand the principles of mechatronic sensors and actuators

Become proficient in the use of a programming interface.

Course Learning Outcomes

(c) An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes

(i) An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities

(j) A respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues

(k) A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement


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