IOE Syllabus of Embedded System

Embedded System is introduced in the regular course of BE Computer and Electronics & Communication students to understand and familiarization on applied computing principles in emerging technologies and applications for embedded systems. Embedded system(Course Code: CT 655) details: Lecture:3, Year: 3, Tutorial: 1, Part: II, Practical: 1.5. The following course structure of Embedded System is according to updated syllabus for 2066 and later batch.

  1. Introduction to Embedded System [3 Hours]
    1. Embedded Systems overview
    2. Classification of Embedded Systems
    3. Hardware and Software in a system
    4. Purpose and Application of Embedded Systems
  2. Hardware Design Issues [4 Hours]
    1. Combination Logic
    2. Sequential Logic
    3. Custom Single‐Purpose Processor Design
    4. Optimizing Custom Single‐Purpose Processors
  3. Software Design Issues [6 Hours]
    1. Basic Architecture
    2. Operation
    3. Programmer’s View
    4. Development Environment
    5. Application‐Specific Instruction‐Set Processors
    6. Selecting a Microprocessor
    7. General‐Purpose Processor Design
  4. Memory [5 Hours]
    1. Memory Write Ability and Storage Permanence
    2. Types of Memory
    3. Composing Memory
    4. Memory Hierarchy and Cache
  5. Interfacing [6 Hours]
    1. Communication Basics
    2. Microprocessor Interfacing: I/O Addressing, Interrupts, DMA
    3. Arbitration
    4. Multilevel Bus Architectures
    5. Advanced Communication Principles
  6. Real‐Time Operating System (RTOS) [8 Hours]
    1. Operating System Basics
    2. Task, Process, and Threads
    3. Multiprocessing and Multitasking
    4. Task Scheduling
    5. Task Synchronization
    6. Device Drivers
  7. Control System [3 Hours]
    1. Open‐loop and Close‐Loop control System overview
    2. Control System and PID Controllers
    3. Software coding of a PID Controller
    4. PID Tuning
  8. IC Technology [3 Hours]
    1. Full‐Custom (VLSI) IC Technology
    2. Semi‐Custom (ASIC) IC Technology
    3. Programming Logic Device (PLD) IC Technology
  9. Microcontrollers in Embedded Systems [3 Hours]
    1. Intel 8051 microcontroller family, its architecture and instruction sets
    2. Programming in Assembly Language
    3. A simple interfacing example with 7 segment display
  10. VHDL [4 Hours]
    1. VHDL overview
    2. Finite state machine design with VHDL

Practical:

Student should be complete project work related to this subject.

Reference Books:

  • David E. Simon, “An Embedded Software Primer”, Addison‐Wesley, 2005
  • Muhammad Ali Mazidi, “8051 Microcontroller and Embedded Systems”, Prentice Hall, 2006
  • Frank Vahid, Tony Givargis, “Embedded System Design”, John Wiley & Sons, 2008
  • Douglas L. Perry, “VHDL Programming by example”, McGraw Hill, 2002

Evaluation Scheme:

The question will cover all the chapters of the syllabus. The evaluation scheme will be as indicated in the table below:

Unit

Hour

Mark Distribution*

1

3

4

2

4

8

3

6

8

4

5

8

5

6

8

6

8

12

7

3

8

8

3

8

9

3

8

10

4

8

Total

45

80

*There may be minor variation in marks distribution.

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