EC336 Embedded Systems

Course Name: 

EC336 Embedded Systems


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Embedded Processing: Evolution, Issues and Challenges. Embedded systems and Processor architecture. Memory Systems Architecture: memory devices and their characteristics, Introduction to concept of memory hierarchy, virtual memory and caches. Embedded systems I/O: Interfacing bus, protocols, Timers, Interrupts, DMA, USB, AD and DA converters. Embedded communication: Parallel, serial, network and wireless communication. Embedded Systems software: constraints and performance targets, introduction to RTOS, concept of device drivers. Testing of Embedded systems: performance analysis and optimization.


Steave Heath, “Embedded system design”, 2nd edition 2003, Elsevier
K.V.K.K Prasad, “Embedded / Real time systems: Concepts Design & Programming Black Book Black book”, Revised edition, DreamTech Press
Jonathan W Valvano, “Embedded Microcomputer Systems: Real Time Interfacing” , Cengage Learning, Jan-2011.

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