Programming Complex Embedded Systems

Learning Outcomes

  1. Design software architecture for complex embedded systems.
  2. Analyze hardware requirements for implementation of embedded systems based on general-purpose operating systems.
  3. Use Linux operating system in embedded systems.
  4. Modify and build custom Linux kernel.
  5. Develop custom device drivers for Linux.
  6. Use Linux operating system in real-time systems.
  7. Use and integrate advanced services in Linux operating system.
  8. Use embedded systems connected to the Internet.

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Seminars and workshops

Laboratory

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Laboratory Exercises 50 % 20 % 50 % 20 %
Seminar/Project 50 % 10 % 50 % 10 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 50 % 30 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 50 % 40 %
Exam: Written 50 % 40 %
Exam: Oral 30 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Complex embedded systems SW design methodologies
  2. Hardware requirements analysis for general-purpose operating systems
  3. Linux operating system for embedded systems
  4. Kernel adaptation and building
  5. Kernel adaptation and building
  6. Device driver development
  7. Device driver development
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Real time and Linux in embedded systems
  10. Real time and Linux in embedded systems
  11. Integration of high-level services (file system, networking, human-machine interface)
  12. Integration of high-level services (file system, networking, human-machine interface)
  13. Internet-enabled embedded systems
  14. Internet-enabled embedded systems
  15. Final exam

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Literature

D. Abbott (2006.), Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, Newnes
G. Sally (2010.), Pro Linux Embedded Systems, APRESS ACADEMIC
Silberschatz, P. B. Galvin, G. Gagne (2005.), Operating System Concepts, John Wiley & Sons
Q. Li, C. Yao (2003.), Real-Time Concepts for Embedded Systems, CMP Books

For students

General

ID 222689
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
2 Seminar
15 Laboratory exercises

Grading System

90 Excellent
75 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable