Code No: 54101/MT M.Tech. I-Semester Examinations, January/February-2007.

MICRO CONTROLLERS FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEM DESIGN (Embedded Systems) Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1.a) b) 2.a) b) Discuss the General Purpose Register structure of ARM6TDMI. Compare the features of PIC16C6X with 8051 Microprocessor. Explain the necessity of a watch dog timer in an embedded system. Write 8051 programs to transfer data from (i) Internal program memory to internal data memory. (ii) External program memory to internal data memory. Explain Thumb instructions of ARM6TDMI. Operating modes of ARM6TDMI. What are the advantages of hardware interrupts? How many types one there? Explain. Discuss about interrupt structure of 8051 microcontroller. Discuss any two applications in the area of industrial control using 8051. Discuss serial I/O transmission using 8051. Can we use 12 MHz X’tal for 8051 microcontroller to implement serial communication. What are the drawbacks and how to overcome them? Explain the following registers of 8051: (a) SBUF (b) SCON (c) PCON (d) IE (e) TCON (f) TMOD Max. Marks: 60

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Write short notes on: (a) Ethernet Protocol (b) Memory Management Unit (c) Applications of Microcontroller in the area of communications. ---