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PHYS 384       (3-0-3)             Microcomputer Architecture

Introduction to microcomputer architecture, operation, and application of micro-processors; microprocessor programming; address decoding; system timing; parallel, serial and analog I/O; interrupts and direct memory access; interfacing to static and dynamic RAM; micro-controllers. Detailed study and use of a specific computer hardware and software system design.

Prerequisite: PHYS 380.

Equivalent to ECE-0610-368 Computer Organization (3-0-3)