Programming Embedded Systems, 5 credits
Academic year 2023/2024
Spring 2024, 33%, Campus
Start date: 15 January 2024
End date: 17 March 2024
Application deadline: 16 October 2023
Application code: UU-61209 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 15 December 2023 – 22 January 2024
Entry requirements: 120 credits including Computer Architecture and Operating Systems. Participation in Real Time Systems. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
The course covers the following areas: development environments for embedded software, resource-aware programming, hardware programming, developing multi-threaded software, inter-process communication with shared memory and message passing, programming using real-time operating systems, fault detection and testing, and fault tolerance and fault recovery.
To pass, you must be able to: Develop low-level embedded software using high-level programming in e.g. C. Explain the most important features of real-time operating systems, and their use in embedded software. Use programming patterns that take into account the limitations of embedded hardware platforms, e.g. memory size, processor capacity, and bandwidth. Discuss basic mechanisms for establishing fault tolerance and recovery. Explain basic approaches in validating the functionality of embedded software.
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