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S-2011 | ECE 330/330L

Instructor:  Professor Alen Planting
Office:   ET 227
Phone:   (208)426-4826
Office hours:   Mon/Wed/Fri, 2:30pm – 3:30pm or by appointment
Contact Info.: by email: clarenceplanting@boisestate.edu

COURSE INFORMATION:

Course Syllabus: pdf

Credit Hours: 3 (ECE 330), 1(ECE 330L)

Prerequisites: ECE 230

Description (from catalog):
Microprocessor architecture, software development tools, and hardware interfacing. Emphasis is placed on 16 and 32 bit microprocessor systems. Machine and assembly language programming, instructions set, addressing modes, programming techniques, memory systems, I/O interfacing, and interrupt handling are among the topics studied with practical applications in data acquisition, control, and interfacing.



Tutorial/Manual

Manuals
Altera DE2 Userguide (pdf)
Nios II Processor Reference Handbook (pdf)
Nios II Instruction Set Reference (pdf)
Nios II Software Developer’s Handbook (pdf)
Qartus II Version 7.1 Handbook, Vol 5: Embedded Peripherals (pdf)
Avalon Bus Specification (pdf)
GNU Assembler Documentation (link)

Reference Materials
Assembler Directives (link)
Register Conventions Reference (pdf)
Instruction Set Simulation Instructions (pdf)
C Language Pointer Examples
k&r Supplement Examples
More C Language Examples


Homework

Homework Guidelines: (pdf)


Quiz

Quiz 1 (01/28/2010): Ch. 1 & 2


Lecture Notes

Reading: Week 1 – Chapters 1 & 2

Reading: Week 2 – Chapter  3

Reading: Week 4 – Sections 3.6-3.7


Lab

Lab Syllabus: pdf

Lab 0 (01/17/2011): Getting Started
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Lab 1 (01/24/2011): Memory
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Lab 2 (01/31/2011): PIO Devices
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Lab 3 (02/07/2011): Assembly Subroutines
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Lab 4 (02/14/2011): C Language Introduction
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Lab 5 (02/21/2011): Count Down Timer
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Lab 6 (02/28/2011): Cache Memory
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Lab 7 (03/07/2011): LCD Display
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Lab 8 (03/14/2011): Nios II Exceptions
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Lab 9 (04/04/2011): Software Pulse Width Modulation
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Lab 10 (04/11/2011): Analog to Digital Conversion
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Lab 11 (04/11/2011): Tricolor LED
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Final (05/11/2011): VGA Etch A Sketch
Report Format: http://www.ieee.org/documents/TRANS-JOUR.doc
Lab: readme, nios2_r3a, VGA register map, VGA datasheet, Pictures

Report Submissions: ece330lreport@gmail.com 

ET312 Class Schedule (pdf)