Real-Time Systems Development

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Overview

Real-time Systems Development is a text for computing students who want to understand more about the development of software for real-time applications, involving concurrent programming, multi-tasking, data i/o and embedded processors.

The book has been written to cover single semester final year undergraduate options or MSc modules in the area of real-time systems design and implementation. Assuming a certain level of general systems design and programming experience, this text will extend students knowledge and skills into an area of computing which has increasing relevance in a modern world of telecommunications and ‘intelligent’ equipment using embedded microcontrollers.

• Concise treatment delivers material in manageable sections
• Includes handy glossary, references and practical exercises based on familiar scenarios
• Supporting website contains slides, solutions to problems and software examples

Real-time Systems Development is a text for computing students who want to understand more about the development of software for real-time applications, involving concurrent programming, multi-tasking, data i/o and embedded processors.

The book has been written to cover single semester final year undergraduate options or MSc modules in the area of real-time systems design and implementation. Assuming a certain level of general systems design and programming experience, this text will extend students knowledge and skills into an area of computing which has increasing relevance in a modern world of telecommunications and 'intelligent' equipment using embedded microcontrollers. Concise treatment delivers material in manageable sections

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750664714
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/17/2005
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 9.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Real-time Systems; Implementing a Simple Real-time System; Basic Input and Output; Cyclic Executives for Bare Hardware; Finite State Machines - Design Tool; Finite State Machines - Implementation Options; Why Multitask?; Task Communication and Synchronization; Real-time Executives; Input / Output Interfaces; Structured Design for Real-time Systems; Designing for Multitasking; UML for Real-time Systems; Object Oriented Approach to Real-time Systems; System Integrity; Selecting Languages for RTS Development - C, Ada & Java; Cross Development Techniques; Microcontroller Embedded Systems; Linux Device Drivers; Hardware / Software Co-design; Appendix A. Software Debugging with an Oscilloscope; Solutions and Discussion of Example Problems; Glossary; Index

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