Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Methods, Practical Techniques, and Applications

2nd Edition - June 1, 2019

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  • Editors: Robert Oshana, Mark Kraeling
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128094334
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128094488

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Software Engineering for Embedded Systems: Methods, Practical Techniques, and Applications, Second Edition provides the techniques and technologies in software engineering to optimally design and implement an embedded system. Written by experts with a solution focus, this encyclopedic reference gives an indispensable aid on how to tackle the day-to-day problems encountered when using software engineering methods to develop embedded systems. New sections cover peripheral programming, Internet of things, security and cryptography, networking and packet processing, and hands on labs. Users will learn about the principles of good architecture for an embedded system, design practices, details on principles, and much more.

Key Features

  • Provides a roadmap of key problems/issues and references to their solution in the text
  • Reviews core methods and how to apply them
  • Contains examples that demonstrate timeless implementation details
  • Users case studies to show how key ideas can be implemented, the rationale for choices made, and design guidelines and trade-offs


Professional embedded systems engineers, software engineers developing embedded systems, students taking a course in software engineering for a computer engineering degree

Table of Contents

  • 1. Overview of Embedded and Real-Time Systems
    2. Embedded Systems Development Process
    3. Specification and Modeling techniques
    4. Architecture and design patterns
    5. Real-Time building blocks
    6. Hardware interface to embedded software
    7. Programming and Implementation Guidelines
    8. Software Reuse by Design in Embedded Systems
    9. Embedded Implementation Tips and Tricks
    10. Embedded Operating systems
    11. Linux and OSS
    12. Software Performance Engineering
    13. Optimizing Embedded Software for Performance
    14. Optimizing Embedded Software for Memory
    15. Optimizing Embedded Software for Power
    16. Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things
    17. User interfaces for embedded systems
    18. Integration and testing techniques and quality
    19. Software Development Tools
    20. Multicore Software Development
    21. Safety-Critical Software Development for Embedded Systems
    22. Intellectual Property Issues with Embedded Software
    23. Managing embedded software development
    24. Embedded Software Development for Storage and I/O
    25. Embedded Software for Networking Applications
    26. Multiple Case Studies

Product details

  • No. of pages: 645
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2019
  • Published: June 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128094334
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128094488

About the Editors

Robert Oshana

Robert Oshana
Rob Oshana is Vice President of Software Engineering R&D for the Microcontroller and Microprocessor business line at NXP, responsible for software enablement, IoT connectivity, software middleware and security, operating systems, machine learning, software services and advanced technologies. He serves on multiple industry advisory boards and is a recognized international speaker. He has published numerous books and articles on software engineering and embedded systems. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas and Southern Methodist University and is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President of Software Engineering R&D for the Microcontroller and Microprocessor business line at NXP, Austin, U.S.A.

Mark Kraeling

Mark is an enterprise architect for the Train Performance and Transport Intelligence businesses at GE Transportation. He is responsible for integration of networking and applications with worldwide customers’ locomotives and infrastructure. Mark is a regular speaker at embedded systems and industry conferences worldwide, focusing on virtualization, advanced wireless technologies, and asset performance management and their application to the transportation industry. Mark also actively participates in industry standards development including the Associate of American Railroads technical action groups. His leadership in the IoT space was recently highlighted by being elected to the program committee for the 2019 IoT Solutions World Congress.

Affiliations and Expertise

Enterprise Architect, Train Performance and Transport Intelligence Businesses, GE Transportation

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  • volkerkautz Sun Sep 22 2019

    Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

    Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

  • PeterLazorik Wed Aug 28 2019

    Really helpful information and particular

    Really helpful information and particular examples in the c language.