Opintojakson nimi Microprocessors
Opintojakson ajankohta 14.02.2020 - 31.12.2021
Korkeakoulu Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Englanti
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Tekniikan ja liikenteenala
Opettaja Virve Prami
Tarjotaan avoimen opiskelijoille Ei
Taso AMK

Ilmoittautumiskäytäntöihin liittyvät kyselyt
Ilmoittautumisaika 14.02.2020 - 31.07.2021
Opintojakson toteutussuunnitelma


14.02.2020 - 31.12.2021

Opintojakson kuvaus

On completion of the course, the student understands the structure and operating principles of a conventional (CISC) microprocessor. The student knows how the CISC and RISC architectures differ and understands the importance of registers, instruction set and addressing modes.

The student will be capable of writing simple assembler programs and will be well-prepared to learn low level programming (e.g. device drivers) in assembler and C languages.


  • basic CPU structure
  • machine language and instruction set
  • data types
  • storage of data in memory
  • addressing modes
  • interruptsprinciples of assembler programming
  • CISC vs RISC and load/store architecture
  • Intel 8086 and 80186 (or similar) microprocessor
  • Basic ideas of other processor architectures




Course includes

  • exercises
  • final test to get
  • grading is Approved/Fail

Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

Course is 100% online and doesn’t include official Timetable. So, timetable is totally up to Student her-/himself.


Student can enroll this course whenever is suitable for her/him (24/7) and start it at once when enrolmentform has been handled.

Timetable is totally up to Student her-/himself.