Boise State University
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
ECE 330 - Syllabus
Mon/Wed 1:00-3:00pm, Tue/Thu 3:00-5:00pm,
or by appointment
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.
Prereq: ECE 230
Course Meeting Times:
Monday/Wednesday 4:40 PM to 5:55 PM
Micron Engineering Ctr Rm 106 (MEC 106)
ECE 330 Microprocessors Course Reference, Fall 2011
Nios II Processor Reference Handbook, Version 7.1, Altera, May 2007.
Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. Ritchie,
The C Programming Language
Prentice Hall Software Series, 2
Nios II Software Developer’s Handbook, Version 7.1, Altera, May 2007.
Quartus II Version 7.1 Handbook, Volume 5: Embedded Peripherals, Altera,