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Microprocessors, Controllers and Interfacing (Embedded Systems)

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TT00BI72
Curriculum: TT V2024
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2025-2026)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkinen, Seppo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

After the course, the student can program microcontrollers with the C language and is able to determine measuring probes and other interfaces to a microcontroller.

Student's Workload

135 h, containing 50 h of scheduled contact studies.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

C Programming, Digital Electronics.


C programming of a micro controller. Programs, which run digital I/O devices, timing circuits, serial ports, LCD displays and AD converters, using interrupting and polling methods. Further, the student becomes familiar with measuring probes and their adjustments.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

The documentation of the used programming tools. The documentation of the used microcontroller. The material in Moodle and other material as provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Learning by doing in a laboratory environment, independent study of documentation.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student knows how to apply the problem-solving methods provided on the course to new problems.
Credit 3: The student knows how to independently mark up the example codes to provide solutions to the example problems.
Credit 1: The student knows how to independently translate and test example code.

Assessment Methods

Assessed exercises and an examination.