Course Title: Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2014
Course Code: EEET7050C
Course Title: Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Sukhvir Singh Judge
Telephone: +61 3 99254470
Nominal Hours: 60
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers developing, implementing and testing programming solutions in microcontroller based systems. It encompasses following development brief, using appropriate development software, writing code, applying problem solving procedures, testing and modifying of programs.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEEH115A Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems
1. Prepare to develop code.
1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood.
2. Develop code.
2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
3. Test and document the development of code.
3.1 Testing procedures are developed to analyse code.
Refer to Elements
Details of Learning Activities
You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the two clustered competencies (UEENEEH115A and UEENEEH148A) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Asscoiates.
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course and other two clustered competencies are mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3.In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with cluster of competencies UEENEE101A, UEENEEE102A, and UEENEEA115A in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for both clustered competencies competencies UEENEEH115A and UEENEEH148A is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Elements/Performance criteria|
|1||Introduction to course, course guide, assessment, topics breakdown, resources, OHS issues etc |
Combinational logic Analysis
|UEENEEH148A:1.1,1.2, 1.3,1.4,1.5, 1.6, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4, 2.5, 2.6,2.7,2.8,3.1, 3.2,3.3,3.4|
|2||Combinational logic Analysis |
Combinational logic design
Oscillators for digital circuits
|UEENEEH148A:3.1,3.2,3.2,3.4, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4, 2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8|
|3||Sequential logic analysis||UEENEEH148A:3.1,3.2,3.2,3. 4,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8|
|4||Sequential logic design|
Students will be able to start working on their state machine design assignment (Practical test- Part1 No. 1) after this week
|UEENEEH148A:2.1,2.2,2.3, 2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,3.1, 3.2,3.3,3.4|
|5||Introduction to student project, specifications, design brief, time lines, test procedures, test equipment, |
Selection of devices/components, testing tools and design documentation
Students will be able to start working on their project (Assessment no.2) after this week
|6||Introduction to student project, specifications, design brief, time lines, test procedures, test equipment, |
Selection of devices/components, testing tools and design documentation.
|7||Integrating combinational and sequential logic designs to design and develop a real life application, Introduction to prototyping||UEENEEH148A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7, 2.8,3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4|
|8||8 Assessment 1 - Students to show the working model of their design problem (State machine design assignment)|
Assessment1: Practical test -Part 2 due - 15%
|9||Programming tools and techniques||UEENEEH115A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5|
|10||Input/output port programming, testing and debugging techniques||UEENEEH115A:2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,3.3|
|11||Interrupt handling and modular programming techniques||UEENEEH115A:2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,3.3|
|12||Timers, A/D subsystems||Timers, A/D subsystems UEENEEH115A:2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,3.3|
|13||Peripheral and hardware interfacing: Keypad. Display, power circuits etc||UEENEEH148A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4
|14||14 Analog interfacing using inbuilt A/D converter||UEENEEH115A:2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,3.3|
UEENEEH148A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4 UEENEEH115A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,3.1,3.2,3.3
Assessment 2: Submission of Project - 40%
|17-18||17-18 Assessment 3: Closed book test - 40%||UEENEEH148A:1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6, 2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7,2.8,3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4
ATmega 32 datasheet
Overview of Assessment
The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:
Assessment 1: Practical Assignment – Part 1
Weighting towards final grade (%): 5
Assessment 2: Practical Assignment – Part 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 15
Assessment 3: Project
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40
Assessment 4: Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Element/Performance Criteria Covered||Practical Assignment||Project||Test|
|Parts 1 & 2|
- Practical Test - Part 1, 5%
- Practical Test-Part 2,15%
- Project, 40%
- Test, 40%
This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
Assessment vs UEENEEH115A Elements & Performance Criteria
UEENEEH115A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessment vs UEENEEH148A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEEH141A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS UEENEEH115A||2||2||3||0||3||1||3||3||3||1||1||3||3||2||1||1|
|ALL ASSESSMENGS UEENEEH148A||3||3||3||0||3||1||3||3||3||1||1||3||3||2||1||0|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element|
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