CE323-6-PT-CO:
Advanced Embedded Systems Design

The details
2019/20
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus
Spring Special
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 26 June 2020
15
07 May 2019

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

CE860

Key module for

BENGH610DA Electronic Engineering

Module description

This module will provide the practical and theoretical skills needed to understand the design process of embedded systems. Students will define a specification for an embedded system, discuss methods for implementing reliable systems based on a specification requirement and compare and contrast different embedded systems and their suitability to different applications.

Module aims

The aim of this module is to provide the practical and theoretical skills needed to understand the design process of embedded systems. Students will define a specification for an embedded system, discuss methods for implementing reliable systems based on a specification requirement and compare and contrast different embedded systems and their suitability to different applications.


Module learning outcomes

After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:

1. Understand the embedded systems design process
2. Define a specification for an embedded system.
3. Design an embedded system based on a specification.
4. Discuss methods for implementing reliable embedded systems to solve various problems.
5. Compare and contrast different options for the realisation of embedded systems and their suitability for their application domain.

Module information

Outline Syllabus

-Characteristics of embedded computing applications and challenges in advanced embedded computing system design
-The embedded system design process
-Processor architectures
-Hardware and software system design and analysis techniques
-Processes and operating systems
-Embedded communication architectures and multiprocessing
-System design methodologies
-Various embedded systems will be examined as case studies

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures, and Laboratories

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
25% 75%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
25% 75%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Dongbing Gu
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770

 

Availability
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External examiner

Dr Robert John Watson
University of Bath
Senior Lecturer
Dr Xu Wang
Heriot-Watt University
Associate Professor
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 

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