Computer Technology 1

7.5 credits

The AVR ATMEGA16, PIC16F877 or a similar microprocessor and a specific development card are used in the course. Practical work and lectures are based on the actual


The course consists of the following topics:

• programming in assembler

• computer hardware

• computer architecture

• address-, data- and control buses

• input and output units

• timers

• interrupts

• microprocessor, memory and memory handling

• higher level programs and assembler


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.