Contemporary Microcontrollers for Embedded Systems Design

Објавено: April 27, 2021

Course: Contemporary Microcontrollers for Embedded Systems Design

Code: 3ФЕИТ05026A

ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturers: Dr. Josif Kjosev

Course Goals (acquired competencies): Knowledge of the hardware and software tools necessary for implementing the contemporary 32/64-bit and multicore microcontrollers. Understanding of the embedded systems design based on specifications. Applying real-time programming techniques. Taking care of power consumption and applying power efficiency methods. Knowledge of data protection methods in interactions with other systems and Internet.

Course Syllabus: Characteristics of the Embedded microcomputer systems and challenges in contemporary systems design. The role of the power efficiency in context of their massive number. Overview of the 32/64 bit ARM Cortex family of microcontrollers, their architectures and instruction sets. Embedded peripherals and connections with the outside world. Programming and development tools for the ARM family, coding in C. Multicore and systems on chip overview. Internet of Things (IoT) connection aspects. Case studies. Practical work and microproject. Optional – other microcontroller families application.


     Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Jean J. Lasbrosse uC/OS-III The real-time kernel Micrium Press 2010
2 A.N.Sloss, D.Symes and C. Wright ARM System Developer’s Guide: Designing and Optimizing System Software Elsevier Inc. 2004
3 Yiu, Joseph. The definitive guide to the ARM Cortex-M3 Elsevier 2010
   Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Derek Molloy  Exploring Raspberry Pi® Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux ®  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  2016
2  Sarah L. Harris, David Money Harris  Digital Design and Computer Architecture ARM ® Edition  Morgan Kaufmann  2016