IT&C 441

Embedded Computer Systems

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Design and development of embedded computer systems interacting with the physical world. Hardware/software interfacing and multiple types of embedded systems. Integrated IT design approach with networking, IAS and human interaction concerns.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Title

Secure Embedded Systems

Learning Outcome

Evaluate the security of embedded systems and build multi-device systems based on foundational principles of device security.

Title

Integration of Embedded Systems

Learning Outcome

Integrate more than one type of embedded system to enable networking, sensing and actuation in an IT environment

Title

Applications and Environments

Learning Outcome

Design and create applications for both OS-based and small, non-OS, embedded systems.Set up and use appropriate development environments.

Title

Sensors and Actuators

Learning Outcome

Describe and analyze sensors and actuators used in embedded systems, including software and hardware requirements

Title

Labs and Projects

Learning Outcome

Present and document labs and projects

Title

Embedded Systems Characteristics and types

Learning Outcome

Describe the characteristics that define embedded systems. Be able to identify embedded systems in various applications. Describe multiple types of embedded systems Describe the systems incorporating embedded systems. Analyze case studies to demonstrate the multiple interacting systems required for a successful application. Describe the impact of embedded systems on current and future IT systems. Define real-time computing and its relationship to embedded systems Describe communication technologies used in embedded systems Describe the security vulnerabilities specific to embedded systems