Announcements

Reserve your project discussion slot

The Embedded Systems Lab final project discussions will take place on the week of December 15th, 2019. Each discussion will take no more than 30 minutes. You should reserve your discussion slot using the following link ” Project Discussion Reservation Sheet”. You should be there on time! Your H/W circuit must be ready by the time you present your project. You MUST submit your codes and your project report by the end of week (Thursday 19th. December, 2019). You must hand in your printed reports to the lab engineers. Late submissions will automatically get a zero. Kindly check the report section in the project handout.

Groups who opt to present their project before December 15th will get an early submission bonus of 2 Marks.

The days and time the lab will be open for programming the kits, as well as the grading sheet will be announced soon.

Goood Luck

Embedded Lab Mid-Term Results – All Sections

The Embedded Systems Mid-Term Results are ready. You can see your grade from HERE. Statistical results are given for your convenience.

Computer Applications Lab First Quiz – All Sections

This is a reminder that we will be having the computer applications practical lab quiz the week of October 27th for all lab sessions. The quiz only includes the first three experiments. The quiz is out of 10 and it starts at the beginning of the lab. Please do not be late as there will be no make-up quiz under all circumstances. Good Luck everyone.

Embedded Lab First Quiz – All Sections

This is a reminder that we will be having the embedded lab quiz the week of October 20th for all lab sessions. The quiz is going to be practical where your understanding of the instruction set architecture and using MPLAB will be tested. Please do not be late as there will be no make-up quiz. The quiz is out of 5. The quiz duration is 20 minutes and it starts at the beginning of the lab. Good Luck everyone.

Semester Grades out of 60

Kindly review the Embedded Systems Lab totals out of 60. Please check your grades and make sure they are correct for the quiz and the mid-term exam. The project totals include the bonus for those of you who submitted one. The “F” grade is for totals lower than 45 out of 100.
Most of you have lost project marks on the report; the majority of you don’t know the basic skills of writing a technical report. Most of you did not adhere to the report requirements as laid down in the grading sheet.
I shall be in my office at 12:00 P.M on Monday, August 5th, 2019 before the final exam for those of you who would like to check their project reports or revise their grades.


(UPDATED) Expected Subroutine O/P and the times to Program the Hardware

This is the expected subroutines output for the following input in the lab project:
INPUT:
MSG = ATTK
KEY_1 = 0xD2A5664F
KEY_2 = 0x E0B15ADD

OUTPUT:
KEY_3 = 0x2341C329
KEY_4 = 0xBA9CAEBB
Encrp = 0xC266C1D2
(after five rounds as specified)
Also, you have access to the lab to download the program onto the PIC16 on the following dates:
Monday 12:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Tuesday 12:00 – 2:00 P.M


Reserve your project discussion slot

The Embedded Systems Lab final project discussions will take place on Wednesday, the 31st July 2019. Each discussion will take no more than 30 minutes. You should reserve your discussion slot using the following link ” Project Discussion Reservation Sheet”. You should be there on time! Your H/W circuit must be ready by the time you present your project. You MUST submit your codes and your project report by 3:00 P.M. on the same day of discussion. You must send your codes and reports by email to Dr. Suyyagh. Late submissions after 3:00 P.M. will automatically get a zero.


Project Discussion Grading Sheets

These are the draft versions of the project and project report grading sheets. There are two versions, one for groups that have two or more students, and one for students doing the project by themselves. Make sure you check the correct grading sheet for your case.


Grades after students’ revision

The grades after student revision are now online and can be reviewed in the file below. If you have any notes, please get back to me ASAP


USART Experiment this week + Exam Grades

This week we will switch the A/D experiment with the USART in order to help you with the project. So this Monday and Wednesday, we will be having the USART experiment. Kindly prepare the prelab accordingly.
Make sure you register for the project groups before Monday
The mid-term exam grades are posted.


Embedded Lab – Project

The embedded lab project description can be downloaded from the link below. Inside the file, you have a link for the project signup sheet which should be completed by July 8th, 2019. The project deadline is July 31st, 2019.


Embedded Lab – Quiz 1

This is a reminder that tomorrow (Wednesday, June 26th, 2019) we will be having the lab quiz. As I have explained during the lab yesterday, the quiz is going to be practical where your understanding of the instruction set architecture and using MPLAB will be tested. Please do not be late as there will be no make-up quiz. The quiz is out of 5. The quiz duration is 20 minutes and it starts at 1:00 P.M sharp. Good Luck everyone