NPTEL: Embedded Systems Design

This course on Embedded systems will first the students to the fundamental requirements of embedded systems and the interaction between hardware and software in such systems.Next the course will discuss some basic steps of hardware design, introduce the students to ASIPs,ASICs and FPGAs. Next, the students will be exposed to the very important issue of designing for less power consumption and introduce them to the techniques that are adopted to this end. Since many of the embedded systems will havereal time constraints, basic issues ofreal time operating systems will be discussed. This will be followed by formal specification models and languages, mapping the specification to hardware and software components along with decisions on design tradeoffs andhardware software partitioning. Next, synthesis if hardware and software along with a few of the optimization techniques will be presented. The course will end with a brief overview of design verification methods that are adopted for embedded system design.

Week 1: Introduction to Embedded System, ASICs and ASIPs

Week 2: Designing Single Purpose Processors and Optimization

Week 3: Introduction to FPGAs and Synthesis

Week 4: Verilog Hardware Description Language (Verilog HDL)

Week 5: Microcontrollers and Power Aware Embedded System Design

Week 6: Real Time Operating System

Week 7: Real Time Scheduling Algorithms

Week 8: Modelling and Specification

Week 9: Design Synthesis

Week 10: Digital Camera Design and Hardware Software Partitioning

Week 11: Design Optimization

Week 12: Simulation and Verification

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 12 weeks long

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