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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMT 190 Introduction to Microprocessors

Credits: (4)
This course is an introduction to basic principles of microprocessor architecture and assembly language instructions. The content of the course is divided into three sections: microprocessor architecture, mnemonics, and interfacing I/Os. The course is designed around the Z80 microprocessor and its mnemonics. Topics included in the course are: overview of computers and microcomputers, Z80 microprocessor architecture, bus architecture, memory (R/W Memory, ROM, and EPROM), memory maps, I/Os, interfacing devices and introduction to the Z80 instruction set. The third section, interfacing I/Os, introduces various I/O techniques such as parallel I/O, serial I/O, and interrupts. Two class lectures and one hour for assembly language instructions. Prerequisite(s): CSC 111 , CMT 171 , or equivalent.