Embedded Systems Architecture

A Comprehensive Guide for Engineers and Programmers


  • Tammy Noergaard, Chief Specialist, Embedded Systems, Terma, Denmark.

This comprehensive textbook provides a broad and in-depth overview of embedded systems architecture for engineering students and embedded systems professionals. The book is well suited for undergraduate embedded systems courses in electronics/electrical engineering and engineering technology (EET) departments in universities and colleges, as well as for corporate training of employees.

The book is a readable and practical guide covering embedded hardware, firmware, and applications. It clarifies all concepts with references to current embedded technology as it exists in the industry today, including many diagrams and applicable computer code. Among the topics covered in detail are:
脗路 hardware components, including processors, memory, buses, and I/O
脗路 system software, including device drivers and operating systems
脗路 use of assembly language and high-level languages such as C and Java
脗路 interfacing and networking
脗路 case studies of real-world embedded designs
脗路 applicable standards grouped by system application

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Embedded Systems Firmware Demystified (With CD-ROM); Ed Sutter; 366 pages; CMP Books; 2002; ISBN: 1578200997; $49.95Embedded Systems Design, Second Edition; Steve Heath; 430 pages ; Butterworth-Heinemann; 2002; ISBN: 0750655461; $49.99


Book information

  • Published: February 2005
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7792-9

Table of Contents

Embedded System Design:Standards; Hardware: Embedded Processors, Memory, I/O, Buses, Embedded Hardware Summary, Endnotes; System Software: Device Drivers, RTOS/OS, Middleware, System Boot-up and Initialization, System Software Summary, Endnotes; Application Layer: Application Software Summary,Endnotes; Embedded Systems Architectures Summary