Digital Electronics and Microprocessor

By Dr.V.Jeyalakshmi   |   College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
Learners enrolled: 2093
This course provides the basic fundamentals of number system, number conversion, History of Microprocessor and its operation with interfacing. It provides the study of 8085 architecture, functional diagram details, instruction types with simple programming, addressing modes, interfacing with memories and the timing diagram. Interfacing with peripheral devices like 8155 and 8255.
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 28 Jan 2022
End Date : 30 Apr 2022
Exam Date : 20 May 2022 IST
Enrollment Ends : 28 Feb 2022
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate

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Course layout

Week 1

Introduction to Number system, Conversion between Decimal and Hexadecimal , conversion between binary  and Hexadecimal Number

Week 2 

Octal Number system, Conversion of Decimal to Octal, Octal to Decimal, conversion between binary  and  Octal Number, 
Binary Addition, Hexadecimal Addition, Binary addition with carry, Binary 

Week 3

History and concepts of Microprocessor, Microprocessor based system design ,
Memory, Machine language and Assembly Language

Week 4 

8085 Microprocessor and its architecture

Week 5 

8085 instructions and  addressing modes

Week 6

System structure, I/O interfacing and Timing diagram IN and OUT instructions and Peripheral Interfacing,
Interfacing with LED, Memory mapped I/O

Week 7 

8085 interrupts and its classification, Software interrupts,  priorities of interrupts 

Week 8 

Interrupt instructions, Conditions of data transfer

Week 9

Programmable device 8155, signals and functions

Week 10

8155 control register and its modes & Sample programs

Week 11

8255 pins and signals, Modes of operation 

Week 12

I/O configuration and Example programs

Books and references

1. Digital Electronics : An Introduction To Theory And Practice by William Gothmann H – India.

2. Digital Electronics : An Introduction To Theory And Practice by William Gothmann H – UK.

3. Fundamentals of Digital Circuits by Anand Kumar – India.

4. “Microprocessor Architecture, Programming, and Applications with the 8085” by R Gaonkar

5. “Microprocessors: Principles and Applications” by A Pal

6. “The 8051 Microcontroller and Embedded Systems : Using Assembly and C” by Muhammad Ali Mazidi

Instructor bio


College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
Dr.V.Jeyalakshmi is a Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. She obtained Master degree with distinctions in Microwave and Optical Engineering and Doctorate in Reconfigurable Architecture of Software Defined Radio (SDR). She has published more than 40 research journal papers and guided more than 100 students’ projects in both UG and PG level. Delivered more than 40 Video Lectures for MOOC, Swayam-Government of India in various courses like. Microprocessor, VLSI Design.She established an AICTE sponsored MODROB project for VLSI Lab with fund of 4 Lakhs and she is expertise in Next-Generation Communication system, Digitalization, Process Automation, IoT development, Network Security issues, MEMS, Embedded system and VLSI testing. Recently guiding research scholars in IoT Based Agriculture like Plant Health monitoring, Soil nutrients identification and Fruit ripening & Disease identification using AI based Embedded system. She has submitted AGROBOT Funded Project to TANII and started collaborate engineering works with Agriculture University. Fruit ripen project done by color coding and image processing was presented in IIIT Kottaiyam Conference. Now she has started studies in VOC profiles of different components of Fruits and seeds. How to capture the breath out gases for analysis the elements to take decision about the stage of fruit ripen and seed quality. She is a life member in various professional bodies like ISTE and IETE. She is a reviewer of Coimbatore Institute of information Technology, International Journal of wireless communication and International Journal of networking and communication Engg.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn. 

Internal Assessment :  30%  &  Proctored Examination: 70%  Total Marks: 100 ; Passing Marks: 40

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 Should you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us through SWAYAM-NTA in person at any of the designated exam centers pan INDIA (The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- only)

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