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What You Will Learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the hardware architecture of a microcontroller and the differences between microcontroller and general purpose PC
  • Program the microcontroller in C language to perform specific task
  • Describe and write program to perform digital input / output control to devices, such as switches, sensor, LEDs, 7-segment displays, LCDs, etc
  • Understand the use of various control structures to perform different control tasks
  • Understand serial communication and write program to control subsystem via the serial interface
  • Describe and manipulate analog input and output with microcontroller
  • Understand PWM and program the microcontroller to generate PWM signal to control device such as motor or light

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Trainer's Profile

Lim Yew Kin is the senior manager of the Autonomous Mobility Centre in Mechanical Engineering Division, School of Engineering of Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

The centre’s focus is on the development of unmanned systems such as the self-driving vehicle. On top of managing the centre and research works, he also teaches Microcontroller and interfacing techniques to the Automation and Mechatronic System Diploma course. Yew Kin has been a full-time lecturer with the Polytechnic since 1991 teaching System Design, Java programming, C programming, Database Design, Electrical and Electronic Technology, etc.

Course Information At A Glance
Application Period 5 Jan to 12 Feb 2018
Course Date 13 & 14 Mar 2018
Class Time 9am to 5:30pm. 2 days - Tues & Wed.
Venue Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Assessment/ Award

In-class assessments.
Certification of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.

Course Fees

Singapore Citizens & PRs: $222.00

Full course fee: $642.00

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

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SkillsFuture Credit Eligibility
Eligible

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Full course fee: $374.50

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

For more information on other subsidies, please clickhere.

Full course fee: $374.50

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

For more information on other subsidies, please clickhere.

Entry Requirements
  • No prior knowledge is required for this course.
  • Applicants with some basic knowledge of electronic/electrical is preferred.