Subject description - AD4M38KRP

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AD4M38KRP Computer Interfaces Extent of teaching:14P+6C
Guarantors:  Roles:PO,V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13138 Credits:6 Semester:Z


Students are acquainted with common computer interfaces and design of peripherals. Selected PC interfaces (USB, PCI, PCI Express, IEEE1394, ExpressCard), metallic and wireless networks (IEEE802.x standards) and industrial interfaces (EIA-485, EIA-232, CAN ) are explained in detail. Project-oriented laboratories are focused on design and implementation of selected communication interface.

Course outlines:

1. Basic PC interfaces (PS-2, IEEE 1248, VGA, DVI)
2. PCI, detailed standard and implementation description
3. PCI Express, brief standard and implementation description
4. USB, detailed standard and implementation description
5. Firewire (IEEE1394) and its implementation
6. IEEE802.3 networks, physical layer variants
7. Auto-negotiation, PoE, HW and SW implementation
8. Wireless system standards (WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee)
9. Wireless connectivity implementation
10. TCP/IP stack implementation
11. Wireless communication measurement and analysis methods
12. Implementation of Windows and Linux drivers (USB and PCI devices)
13. Implementation of communication interfaces into the FPGA
14. Industrial communication interfaces (EIA-485, EIA-232, CAN)

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction of laboratory projects, project selection
2. Project implementation (PCI, PCI-E, Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, ZigBee)
3. Project implementation
4. Project implementation
5. Project implementation
6. Project implementation
7. Project implementation
8. Project status presentation and evaluation
9. Project implementation
10. Project implementation
11. Project implementation
12. Project implementation
13. Project implementation
14. Final project presentation, assesment


[1] Hristu-Varsekalis, D.: Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control
Systems, Birkhäuser Boston 2008, ISBN 978-0817632397
[2] Axelson, J.: USB Complete, Lakeview Research 2005, ISBN: 978-1931448024
[3] Axelson, J.: Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete, Lakeview Research
2003, ISBN: 978-1931448000



Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MKEEM1 Technological Systems V 3
MKEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V 3
MKEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V 3
MKEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V 3
MKEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V 3
MKKME1 Wireless Communication V 3
MKKME5 Systems of Communication V 3
MKKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 3
MKKME3 Electronics V 3
MKKME2 Multimedia Technology V 3
MKOI2 Computer Engineering PO 3
MKKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 3
MKKYR1 Robotics V 3
MKKYR3 Systems and Control V 3
MKKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 3

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