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Valid for year : 2013
 
TDDI08 Embedded Systems Design, 4 ECTS credits.
/Konstruktion av inbyggda system/

For:   DI   EL  

 

Prel. scheduled hours: 40
Rec. self-study hours: 67

  Area of Education: Technology

Main field of studies: Computer Engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G2

Aim:
The aim of the course is to address the particular problems concerning the design of complex embedded systems. Modern design methodologies are presented with an emphasis on early design phases, such as modeling, verification and system-level synthesis, not covered by traditional methods.
After completing the course, the students should be able to:
  • Apply modern system-level methods and tools for the design of real-time embedded systems.
  • Use modern modeling, verification and simulation tools in the context of system-level design.
  • Analyze the particular features of the application and select the most appropriate modeling approach.
  • Evaluate the implications of system level design decisions, regarding system architecture, task scheduling and mapping, on the final system performance, cost, and power consumption.
  • Describe the complex interactions between hardware architecture and software implementation.
  • Perform design space exploration using a system-level simulation environment.


Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Basic courses in digital design, computer architectures, programming.

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Organisation:
The course consists of a series of lectures, lesson and laboratory exercise.

Course contents:
Embedded systems and their design, Design flow, Specification and modeling of embedded systems, Simulation and estimation, Architectures for embedded systems, Mapping and scheduling.

Course literature:
Wayne Wolf: "Computers as Components. Principles of Embedded Computing System Design", Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2001.

Examination:
Written examination
Laboratory work
2,5 ECTS
1,5 ECTS
 



Course language is English.
Director of Studies: Tommy Färnqvist
Examiner: Petru Eles
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Last updated: 11/21/2011

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