Software Engineering for Embedded Systems - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128094488, 9780128094334

Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

2nd Edition

Methods, Practical Techniques, and Applications

Editors: Robert Oshana Mark Kraeling
eBook ISBN: 9780128094334
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128094488
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 652
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Software Engineering for Embedded Systems, 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 to tackling the day-to-day problems when using software engineering methods to develop your embedded systems.

New to this edition:

  • Machine learning
  • Peripheral programming
  • Internet of things
  • Security and cryptography
  • Networking and packet processing
  • Hands on labs

With this book you will learn:

  • The principles of good architecture for an embedded system
  • Design practices to help make your embedded project successful
  • Details on principles that are often a part of embedded systems, including digital signal processing, safety-critical principles, and development processes
  • Techniques for setting up a performance engineering strategy for your embedded system software
  • How to develop user interfaces for embedded systems
  • Strategies for testing and deploying your embedded system, and ensuring quality development processes
  • Practical techniques for optimizing embedded software for performance, memory, and power
  • Advanced guidelines for developing multicore software for embedded systems
  • How to develop embedded software for networking, storage, and automotive segments
  • How to manage embedded development

Key Features

  • Road map of key problems/issues and references to their solution in the text
  • Review of core methods in the context of how to apply them
  • Examples demonstrating timeless implementation details
  • Short and to- the- point case studies show how key ideas can be implemented, the rationale for choices made, and design guidelines and trade-off


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


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About the Editor

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, NXP

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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