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Fundamentals of Programming of Microcontroller

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

• Students will be able to read pseudocode, flowchart, etc. and create simple (Arduino) programs from them.
• Students will be able to read and modify (Arduino) programs.
• Students will be able to apply basic functions and commands from C/C++ programming language such as loops, control structures, definitions, etc.
• Students will gain an understanding of microcontrollers (Arduino) and how they can be used with sensors and actuators.
• Students can build simple, small electronic circuits with LEDs, sensors, etc. for the Arduino.
• Students learn the basics for getting started with the Internet of Things and Smarthome

prerequisites and co-requisites

None mandatory, Basic knowledge of electronics (Ohm's law, ...), interest in sensors, LEDs, Computers and Programming (Internet of Things)

course contents

• Demonstrate and gain overview of micro computers their practice use and connections
• The application of Arduino with various sensors (ultrasonic, temperature and humidity sensor, …) and actuators (servo motor, LCD display, active buzzer, ...).
• Conduct appropriate research into the use of mirco computers and sensors

recommended or required reading

not applicable

assessment methods and criteria

Final examination and/or team assignment

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Markus Ehrlenbach, MSc

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

IP_TEC104

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none

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