Course Objectives: To understand the concepts of embedded systems, to enable design and programming of embedded systems.

Introduction: Review of some 8bit Microcontrollers, Introduction to Embedded Systems, Its Architecture and system Model, Introduction to the HCS12/S12X series Microcontrollers, Embedded Hardware Building Blocks.

HCS12 System Description and Programming: The HCS12 Hardware System, Modes of Operation, The B32 Memory System, The HCS12 DP256 Memory System, Exception Processing–Resets and Interrupts, Clock Functions, TIM, RTI, Serial Communications, SPI-Serial Peripheral Interface, I2C, HCS12 AnalogtoDigital Conversion System. 

Basic Interfacing Concepts: Interfacing to Keypad, Motors, Graphic LCDs, The RS-232 Interface and their Examples. 

Networking and Connectivity: Introduction to various networking techniques like I2C, Controller Area Network (CAN), IrDA, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Description of their protocols and applications in Sensor-Netwroking and Peripheral networking. 

Development and Programming Tools: Hardware and Software development tools, C language programming, Dedicated Tools like Codewarior tools: Project IDE, Compiler, Assembler and Debugger, JTAG and Hardware Debuggers, Interfacing Real Time Clock and its applications. 

Real-time Operating Systems: Basic concepts of RTOS and its types, Concurrency, Reentrancy, Intertask communication, Implementation of RTOS with some case studies. 


Laboratory Work:

Various programming examples on HCS12 core, Interfacing of LCD, Motor, Keypad, ADC, RS232, USB, SPI, I2C.


Minor Project:

Case study of Embedded system around HCS12.


Course Learning Outcomes (CLO):

After the completion of the course the students will be able to 

1.      Use basic hardware ofHCS12/S12X series Microcontrollers.

2.      Handle HCS12 System Programming and Serial Peripheral Interface Interfacing to Keypad, Motors, Graphic lcds.

3.      Use the Networking and Connectivity

4.      Handle Development and Programming Tools, Hardware and Software development tools, C language

5.      Use RealTime Operating Systems


Recommended Books:

1.      Barrett, S.F. and Pack, J.D., Embedded Systems, Dorling Kingsley (2008).

2.      Fredrick, M.C., Assembly and C programming for HCS12 Microcontrollers, Oxford University Press (2007).

3.      Haung, H.W., The HCS12 / 9S12: An Introduction to Software and Hardware Interfacing, Cengage Learning (2008).

4.      Ray, A.K., Advance Microprocessors and Peripherals – Architecture, Programming and Interfacing, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company (2009).

5.      Di Paolo Emilio, Maurizio, Embedded Systems Design for HighSpeed Data Acquisition and Control, Springer, (2014)