Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to apply high language programming for the implementation of automation and communication tasks.

Learning outcomes

After the complete course the student is expected to program 8 - bit micro controllers with C for automation and telecommunication application.

Course contents

Introduction to background and time driven processes, flow diagrams and state machines. Programming examples, hex-file generation och transfer to chip. 14 projects with PIC12F675 and PIC16F688

Prerequisites and co-requisites

C programming

Previous course names


Additional information

mandatory presence, all exercises completed before exam

Recommended or required reading


Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 50 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 63 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 133 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods


Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...


Rene Herrmann


Herrmann Rene

Home page of the course


Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

2010-03-15 - Exams

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