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

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

 

Requisites for this module
CE243
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

CE860

Key module for

BENGH610 Electronic Engineering,
BENGH611 Electronic Engineering (Including Year Abroad),
BENGH61P Electronic Engineering (Including Foundation Year),
BENGHP10 Electronic Engineering (Including Placement Year),
MENGH613 Electronic Engineering,
MENGH614 Electronic Engineering (Integrated Masters, Including Placement Year),
BSC H60E Electronic System 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.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework CE323 Lab Report 1 - Week 20 14/02/2020 32%
Coursework CE323 Lab report 2 - Week 25 20/03/2020 68%
Exam 120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)

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
Yes
No
No

External examiner

Dr Robert John Watson
University of Bath
Senior Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 62 hours, 22 (35.5%) hours available to students:
40 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

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