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Fall 2012-2013
MAE 412   na, npdf

Microprocessors for Measurement and Control

Michael G. Littman

Introduction to microcomputers for measurement and control. This is a hardware course in the area of electro mechanical systems. Students design and build microcomputer controllers and apply them to the automation of various aspects of a model railroad.

Sample reading list:
Lancaster, TTL Cookbook (optional)
Horowitz & Hill, The Art of Electronics (optional)

Reading/Writing assignments:
4-6 hours weekly assignments in the form of laboratory projects.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 10%
Design Project - 55%
Lab Reports - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
MAE 221 and MAE 224, or introductory knowledge of analog and digital electronics.

Reserved Seats:
Seniors Only 24

Website:  http://www.princeton.edu/~mae412

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22163 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm W F   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:23 Limit:24
22162 B01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm W F   Engineering Quad G-Wing   G105   Enrolled:23 Limit:24