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Introduction to Arduino

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to Arduino
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IPS.TEC1
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.
1V+1LU (2 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: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Required academic prerequisites (ASPO):

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

IPS.TEC1 (P231-0146) International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 1, optional course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended knowledge:
Programming skills

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing the course, the students
- are able to use the Arduio IDE (Integrated Development Environment) in order to programm a microcontroller (Arduino)
- can depict the differences of an implementation for microcontroller based systems and offline implementation
- can design a flowchart for the microcontroller based system
- can implement code for the Arduino based on a given flowchart
- can integrate selected sensors and actuators using the microcontroller

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Module content:
Basic knowledge of Arduino boards and related components (e.g. breadboard,...) is provided.
An introduction to programming a microcontroller (e.g. Arduino Uno) and the integration of sensors and actuators
in order to interact with the physical environment is provided.
The differences concerning an implementation for microcontroller based systems and an offline implementation is discussed.
The design of a flowchart for the microcontroller based system and the implementation of code for the Arduino based on a given flowchart are concerned.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Project based teaching (online and/or offline)
including programming tools (e.g. Arduino IDE) and physical hardware (Arduino, sensors, actuators,...)

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Additional information:
The course provides required knowledge for the IPS.TEC2a, IPS.TEC2b and IPS.TEC2a course.

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Recommended or required reading:
Literature references will be provided during the lecture

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