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Microprocessor Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Microprocessor Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI460
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.
2V (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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Klausur 120 min.

[updated 20.03.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI460 (P222-0021) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 4, mandatory course
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 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
KI370 Digital Technology

[updated 17.06.2015]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KI669 Real-Time Operating Systems

[updated 01.02.2007]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
Students will acquire a detailed understanding of the use of microprocessors in telecommunications. An important element in this course is the relationship between hardware design and its subsequent implementation. To illustrate the principles involved, students will study the design of an access unit of the type typically found in embedded systems. A particular aim of this course is to teach students about the different (telecommunication and microprocessor) clock systems.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. General structure of a telecommunications system
2. Application of microprocessors as illustrated by a controller unit in an optical network
3. Structure and functionality of a microprocessor
4. Structure of PCM-30 systems
5. Use of HDLC controllers
6. Integration of memory time switch devices (interface components)
7. ISDN chipset (Basic Access) / POTS (analogue telephone)
8. Interrelationship between HW and SW architectures
9. Telecommunications software in detail
10. Bus applications in telecommunications systems
12. Dual-clock systems (microprocessor, PCM)

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
SCHIEF R., Einführung in die Mikroprozessoren und Mikrocomputer,  Attempto, 1997
SCHMITT G., Mikrocomputertechnik mit 8086-Prozessoren, Oldenburg

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module offered in:
SS 2018, SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, SS 2014, ...
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