Microprocessors and Interfacing

By Prof. Shaik Rafi Ahamed   |   IIT Guwahati
Learners enrolled: 2983
Initially, an overview of 8086 microprocessor will be covered. Comparison with 8-bit processor will be discussed. Later, the detailed architecture 0f 8086 will be discussed. The 8086 instructions will be covered with examples. Simple to complex programs using 8086 assembly language will be discussed. A peripheral device 8255 will be discussed in detail. Then, the interfacing of 8086 with several peripherals such as key board, display, stepper motor will be covered.

INTENDED AUDIENCE :Undergraduate, post graduate students, faculty and industry people
PRE-REQUISITES :Digital circuits
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • VLSI design
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 09 Apr 2021
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Exam Date : 25 Apr 2021 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: 8086 Architecture
Week 2: 8086 Pins and Signals
Week 3: 8086 Instruction Set I
Week 4: 8086 Instruction Set II
Week 5: 8086 Instruction Set III
Week 6: 8086 Instruction Set IV
Week 7: 8086 Programming I
Week 8: 8086 Programming II
Week 9: Memory Interfacing
Week 10: 8255 Interfacing Examples
Week 11: Interfacing of DC and Stepper Motors
Week 12: Interfacing of Key board,Display,USART

Books and references


Instructor bio

Prof. Shaik Rafi Ahamed

IIT Guwahati
I am a full professor with more than 20 years teaching experience. I taught Microprocessors nearly 10 times for undergraduate students at IIT Guwahati and other institutions. I have published several papers in reputed Journals like IEEE, Elsevier, IET and Springer

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 25 April 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

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