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

  1. To study and understand the principles of data acquisition systems

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

  3. To understand the principles of mechatronic sensors and actuators

  4. Become proficient in the use of a programming interface.

Student Outcomes

(k) Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


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