13D041PPS - Application of Programmable Systems-on-Chip

Course specification
Course title Application of Programmable Systems-on-Chip
Acronym 13D041PPS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition Passed exams: Electronic Measuring Systems, Modern measurement systems
      The goal Studying the possibility of implementing electronic instrumentation and devices with programmable system-on-chip. To enable students to use modern programmable system-on-chip and integrated development environment to design and implement electronic instrumentation and measurement systems.
      The outcome Upon completion of this course doctoral students should know how to: - Analyze, model, design, implement and test measurement system on a chip. - Present the results of their research work in the form of scientific paper acceptable for publication in a leading domestic scientific journal or peer-reviewed international conference.
      Contents of lectures Electronic System Level approach. Architecture of PSoC. The programmable blocks for the processing of analog, digital and mixed signal. Microcontroller cores. Application software and bootloader. Hardware/software co-design. Dynamic reconfiguration. Strategies to reduce energy consumption. SoC integration, verification and testing. Examples of integrated development environments.
      Contents of exercises Application of programmable SoC with array of configurable analog and digital blocks and embedded CPU. Using of modern Integrated Development Environment to configure, program, compile, build, emulate, and debug system-on-chip. Data acquisition, signal processing and control systems based on PSoC - Case studies and examples. Implementation of the project task. Research study.
      1. Pierre Bricaud, Reuse Methodology Manual for System-on-a-Chip Designs, Springer; 3rd edition (September, 2007)
      2. Stollon, Neal: "On-Chip Instrumentation", ISBN 978-1-4419-7562-1, Springer, 2011. (Original title)
      3. Manabendra Bhuyan, Intelligent Instrumentation: Principles and Applications, CRC Press; 1 edition (November, 2010)
      4. Wael Badawy (Editor), Graham A. Julien (Editor), System-on-Chip For Real-Time Applications, Springer; 1 edition (October, 2002)
      5. Nikolaos Voros (Editor), Konstantinos Masselos, System Level Design of Reconfigurable Systems-on-Chip, Springer; 1st ed. 2005.
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures, tutorials. Exercises in a computer classroom and lab for electronics. Student seminars with presentations.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper
      Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 30
      Seminars 40