Introduction to embedded systems

Short Name
Einf. in Eingebet. Sys.
Module Code
II1005
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Berthold Franzen
Teacher
  • Prof. Dr. Berthold Franzen
  • Matthias Terber
Short Description
Basics, structure and application domains of embedded systems.
Learning Objectives

The participants know the special requirements of embedded systems, especially in specific cases. To select best from the treated methods and tools for the modelling (HW and SW) of an embedded system and to evaluate and use competently.

Contents
  • Foundations of dynamic systems: Signals, transfer function, fourier-transformation
  • Embedded systems and their environment: measurement principles, sensor, converter, actuator, communication, space requirements, energy consumption
  • Structure of embedded systems: signal processing chain
  • Communication in embedded systems: Requirements, busses in factory automation and automotive, internet connection
  • Specific characteristics of a real time operating system
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

Lecture 2 SWS, Practical Course 2 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination prerequisite: Lab exercises

Examination: Written exam

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
Availability
Semesterly
References
  • P. Marwedel: Eingebettete Systeme Springer
  • Yaghmour, Karim: Building Embedded Linux Systems O'Reilly & Associates
  • P. Molitor, J. Ritter: VHDL - Eine Einführung Pearson Studium
Prerequisites
None
Prerequisite for Modules