PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF EMBEDDED SYSTEMS Syllabus

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Syllabus

UNIT I

Embedded Computing: Introduction, Complex Systems and Microprocessor; Embedded
System Design Process, Formalisms for System Design, Design Examples, The 8051
Architecture:Introduction, 8051 Micro Controller Hardware, Input/Output Ports and
Circuits, External Memory, Counter and Timers, Serial data Input/Output, interrupts.

 

UNIT II

Basic Assembly Language Programming Concepts: Assembly Language Programming
Process, Programming Tools and Techniques, Programming the 8051, Data Transfer
and Logical Instructions.

Arithmetic Operations, Decimal Arithmetic, Jump and Call Instructions, Further Details
on Interrupts.

 

UNIT III

Applications: Interfacing with Keyboards, Displays, D/A and NO Conversions, Multiple
Interrupts, Serial Data Communication, Introduction to Real-Time Operating
Systems:Tasks and Task States, Tasks and Data, Semaphores, Shared Data, Message
Queues, Mailboxes and Pipes, Timer Functions, Events, Memory Management, Interrupt
Routines in an RTOS Environment.

 

UNIT IV

Basic Design Using a Real-Time Operating System: Principles, Semaphores and
Queues, Hard Real-Time Scheduling Considerations, Saving Memory and Power, An
example RTOS like UC-OS(Open Source).
Embedded Software Development Tools:
Host and Target machines, Linker/Locators for Embedded Software, Getting Embedded
Software into the Target System, Debugging Techniques: Testing on Host Machine,
Using Laboratory Tools, An Example System.

 

UNIT V

Introduction to advanced architectures: ARM and SHARC, Processor and memory
organization and Instruction level parallelism, Net advanced embedded Systems, Design
Examples-Elevator Controller.

 

Suggested Reading:

1.Computers and Components, Wayne Wolt Elsevier.

2.The 8051 Microcontroller; Third Edition,Kenneth J.Ayala, Thomson.
3.An Embedded Software Primer, David E.Simor,Pearson Education
4.Embedding System building blocks, Labrosse, via CMP Publishers.

5.Embedded Systems, Raj Kamal, Tata Mc Graw Hill.