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Embedded Systems

Module name (EN): Embedded Systems
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIM-WI25
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project and presentation, written exam
Curricular relevance:
KI880 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
KIM-EMBS Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-WI25 Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-EMBS Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martina Lehser
Prof. Dr. Martina Lehser
Dr.-Ing. Jörg Herter

[updated 13.01.2014]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, the students will be able to assess the special challenges involved in designing embedded systems with regard to hard and software and take them into consideration during implementation. They will be able to make necessary design decisions based on their background knowledge and develop properties with regard to real-time behavior.

[updated 24.02.2018]
Module content:
1. The structure of embedded systems
2. Special security requirements
3. Time behavior requirements, determinism
4. Reliability and error tolerance
5. Embedded system design
6. Real-time operating systems and job scheduling methods
7. Embedded systems project

[updated 24.02.2018]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture on the theoretical content and supervised practical course, largely independent group work within the framework of the project.

[updated 24.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
P. Marwedel: Embedded System Design: Embedded Systems Foundations of Cyber-Physical Systems, and the Internet of Things, Springer 2017
G. Buttazzo: Hard Real-Time Computing Systems, Springer 2004
P. Pop et al.: Analysis and Synthesis of Distributed Real-Time Embedded Systems, Springer 2004
F. Vahid, T.Givargis: Embedded System Design, John Wiley 2003

[updated 24.02.2018]
Module offered in:
SS 2019, SS 2018, SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, ...
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