CMPE 310: Systems Design and Programming

CMPE 310: Systems Design and Programming
Section 0101
Fall 2008

Instructor: Chintan Patel
Office: ITE 322
Office Hours: Mon & Wed, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM or by appointment

Teaching Assistant:Shivani Kapadia (
Office Hours: Tues & Thrs 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, ITE 375/ITE 349 or by appointment

Meeting Time and Location: Mon & Wed, SOND 101, 2:30 - 3:45 PM
Lab Discussion: Fri, ITE 375, 1:00 - 2:50 PM
Lab Section 0101: Fri, ITE 375, 3:00 - 3:50 PM

Check regularly for important class information

 Final exam will be in SOND 101 on Friday Dec 12th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

 Dec 12: Fill out the ABET survey for this class at before the last day of exams. Log on using your umbc username and password.

 Oct 13:Midterm exam will be in class on Wed. Oct 22nd

 Aug 26: Syllabus Posted. Lab discussion will be held in ITE 375

Course Material
 Fall 2008 Syllabus

 Lecture 1: Introduction

 Lecture 2: 80x86 Architecture

 Lecture 3: 80x86 Register Architecture

 Lecture 4: 80x86 Chipset

 Lecture 5: Memory I

 Lecture 6: Memory II

 Lecture 7: Memory III

 Lecture 8: Memory IV

 Lecture 9: Basic IO: 82C55 PPI

  • Intel 8255 datasheet

 Lecture 10: Basic IO: 8279 / 8254

End of Midterm Exam Material

 Lecture 11: Basic IO: 16550/ Serial and Parallel Ports/ ADC and DAC

 Lecture 12: Interrupts

  • Intel 8259 datasheet

 Lecture 13: Mass Storage, Video and DMA

 Lecture 14: Bus Interface

 Lecture 15: OS Essentials

 Lecture 16: Protected Mode Addressing

 Lecture 17: Paging and Segmentation

End of Course Material

Lab Slides
 Assembly Basics / Addressing Modes


 Arithmetic, Logic and Control Instructions

 Data Movement Instructions

 Stack Basics and Procedure Calls

 Floating Point Coprocessor Instructions

Assembly and Project Help
 NASM documentation

 Compiling using GCC and LD

 Using GDB for debugging assembly language

 Linux System Calls

 Official Intel Instruction Set Reference

 Instructions on using Submit

 8086 Instructions

 Example Source codes

 8086 Board Project Links

 Instructions on submitting assignments
  • Completely fill out and include the cover page (doc or pdf) with each lab submission. Labs will not be accepted without the cover sheet
  • Late submission penalty is 20% lab grade per day late
  • The definition for a late lab is if you don't hand in your hardcopy when you walk into your class (or don't submit the softcopy before coming to class) you have a late submission.
  • Weekends will be considered as late days.

 Lab Assignment 1: Due Monday Sept 29: Hamming Distance

 Lab Assignment 2: Due Monday Oct 6: Processing Integers

 Lab Assignment 3: Due Monday Oct 27: Constructing Floats

 8086 Board Design Project: Due Friday Nov 21: 8086 Board Design

  • Hardcopy submission: Project Report with full schematic and bill of materials report
  • Softcopy submission: One tar or zip file for the entire schematic that includes the Capture Project file (.opj) and Database file (.DSN). Submit to project final_proj.

 UMBC 8086 Trainer Programming: Due Mon Dec 8: UMBC 8086 Trainer Programming