The Art of Designing Embedded Systems / Edition 2

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Overview

Jack Ganssle has been forming the careers of embedded engineers for 20+ years. He has done this with four books, over 500 articles, a weekly column, and continuous lecturing. Technology moves fast and since the first edition of this best-selling classic much has changed. The new edition will reflect the author's new and ever evolving philosophy in the face of new technology and realities.

Now more than ever an overarching philosophy of development is needed before just sitting down to build an application. Practicing embedded engineers will find that Jack provides a high-level strategic plan of attack to the often times chaotic and ad hoc design and development process. He helps frame and solve the issues an engineer confronts with real-time code and applications, hardware and software coexistences, and streamlines detail management.

CONTENTS:
Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 – The Project Chapter 3 – The Code Chapter 4 – Real Time Chapter 5 – The Real World Chapter 6 – Disciplined Development Appendix A – A Firmware Standard Appendix B - A Simple Drawing System Appendix C – A Boss’s Guide to Process

*Authored by Jack Ganssle, Tech Editor of Embedded Systems Programming and weekly column on embedded.com
*Keep schedules in check as projects and codes grow by taking time to understand the project beforehand
*Understand how cost/benefit coexists with design and development

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Ganssle takes a direction that I find refreshing. Rather than presenting a one-size-fits-all methodology-a Ganssle Unified Process-he shares anecdote after anecdote, suggestion after suggestion. He's not telling design teams to change their strategies. He just refines them, and throws in a few more tactics along the way, with a conversational style that makes you think you're chatting away at a conference, rather than reading a book about electronics.
-Software Development Times

This book is equally valuable for someone looking for a higher-level understanding of the process of building reliable embedded systems, and the steps that can be taken to deliver them on time and on budget. -Software Development Times

...shows readers how to get better, more integrated code and hardware designs and how to troubleshoot the inevitable bugs. This book presents a philosophy of development, instead of a cookbook of directions. -Poptronics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750686440
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Ganssle has 30 years' experience developing embedded systems. He has authored two books, The Art of Programming Embedded Systems and The Art of Designing Embedded Systems, and writes a regular column in Embedded Systems Programming magazine. Michael Barr is the editor-in-chief of Embedded Systems Programming magazine and the principal of Netrino Consultants Network. He wrote Programming Embedded Systems in C and C++.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 – The Project Chapter 3 – The Code Chapter 4 – Real Time Chapter 5 – The Real World Chapter 6 – Disciplined Development Appendix A – A Firmware Standard Appendix B - A Simple Drawing System Appendix C – A Boss’s Guide to Process
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