13M044SRV - Real-Time Embedded Systems

Course specification
Course title Real-Time Embedded Systems
Acronym 13M044SRV
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition none
The goal Introduce students to the fundamentals of real-time systems, operating systems architecture, multitasking concepts and the principles of development and design of real-time embedded systems.Provide students with the ability to analyze, design and realize microcontroler based real-time embedded system.
The outcome Students will be able to design the architecture of real-time embedded software based on given system requirement specification. Students will be able to develop and implement embedded firmware of the microcontroller based real-time system and to analize its performanse.
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Contents of lectures Real-time operating systems architecture, objects and services, inter-task synchronization and communication concepts, review of standard design patterns. Developing real-time embedded applications in multitasking environment.
Contents of exercises Introduction to selected real-time operating system API, user and reference guide. Real-time embedded application design and development. Performanse analysis.
  1. Teaching notes available at web site of department/course
  2. Qing Li and Carolyn Yao, Real-Time Concepts for Embedded Systems, CMP Books, 2003
  3. Phillip A. Laplante, Real-Time Systems Design And Analysis, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, 2004
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching 45 hours of lectures, 15 hours of supervised problem classes and consultations and 30 hours of lab exercises and project related work and midterm test. Approximately 75 hours of personal study and project related work (3 hours per week during semester, and approximately 30 hours of midterm and final test preparation)
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
Practical lessons 10 Oral examination 40
Colloquia 30
Seminars 20