Dear Students,

Please pick one topic from the enumerated list below and write your names and student codes (yours and your friend’s who the 2-person group formed with) after the topic via the following web-based link:

The essay title is the topic name chosen.

Please write at least 10 pages (A/4 size paper, Arial font type, 11pt font size, including max. 2 pages of block diagram, tables, pictures, etc.) at most 20 pages.

Write your essay as a whole, for instance introduction is needed to place the topic, briefly write about the main features of the processing device. Then continue with writing your chosen topic in details. At the very end make some conclusions to close the work.

Submission deadline: May 02, 2014

Form of submission:  electronically in PDF format to (confirmation email should be received within 24hours)

Tamas Krebesz

Lecturer (Embedded and ambient systems)



Freescale-MC56F806 micro-controller:

1. Memory reset and interrupt handling in Freescale-MC56F806 micro-controller


PIC16F87x micro-controller:

2. Analog Digital conversion in PIC16F87x micro-controller

3. Memory handling in  PIC16F87x micro-controller

4. Operation of the ports of  PIC16F87x micro-controller


ATtiny2313 micro-controller:

5. Operation of the ports of ATtiny2313 micro-controller

6. Operation of the CPU core of ATtiny2313 micro-controller

7. Memory handling in ATtiny2313 micro-controller

8. Reset and interrupt handling in ATtiny2313 micro-controller

9. Operation of timer/counter of ATtiny2313 micro-controller

10. Power management and system control in ATtiny2313 micro-controller

ATMega128 micro-controller:

11. Operation of the ports of ATMega128 micro-controller

12. Operation of the CPU core of ATMega128 micro-controller

13. Memory handling in ATMega128 micro-controller

14. Reset and interrupt handling in ATMega128 micro-controller

15. Operation of timer/counter of ATMega128 micro-controller

16. Power management and system control in ATMega128 micro-controller


ATtiny441 micro-controller:

17. Operation of the ports of ATtiny441 micro-controller

18. Operation of the CPU core of ATtiny441 micro-controller

19. Memory handling in ATtiny441 micro-controller

20. Reset and interrupt handling in ATtiny441 micro-controller

21. Operation of timer/counter of ATtiny441 micro-controller

22. Power management and system control in ATtiny441 micro-controller

          Digital signal processors  :       


23. Description of the ADSP Sharc DSP in general

24. Description of the ADSP Blackfin DSP in general

25. Description of the TI 320C5514 DSP in general

26. Comparison of ADSP Sharc DSP and ADSP Blackfin DSP

27. Comparison of ADSP Sharc DSP and ADSP TI 320C5514 DSP

28. Comparison of TI 320C5514 and ADSP Blackfin DSP


          Field-programmable gate arrays:                


29. Description of Xilinx Spartan 3E FPGA in general

30. Description of Altera Cyclone FPGA in general

31. Comparison of  Xilinx Spartan 3E FPGA and Altera Cyclone FPGA