Apr 16, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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EE 4673 - Embedded Systems


Introduction and history of embedded systems; defining embedded system using requirements; embedded system processors including microcontrollers, low-power microprocessors, digital signal processors and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA); distributed embedded systems; timing aspects of embedded systems; real-time operation and real-time operating systems as applied to embedded systems; the economy of embedded systems; fault tolerance; communication protocols overview and more detailed description of the Controller Area Network (CAN) and Time-Triggered Protocol (TTP) as well as some wireless networks used in wireless sensor networks; defining interfaces and the use of mixed-signal systems (digital and analog); design methodologies and tools.

Requisites: EE 3954EE 395A or 3954
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to apply some of the above knowledge in the design of a distributed embedded system in a laboratory environment.
  • Students will be able to define embedded systems using requirements.
  • Students will have an understanding of communications protocols widely used in networked embedded systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of defining interfaces and the use of mixed-signal systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of design methodology and tools.
  • Students will have an understanding of distributed embedded systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of fault tolerance.
  • Students will have an understanding of micro-controllers, low-power microprocessors, digital signal processors, and field programmable gate arrays and their use in embedded systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of the economy of embedded systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of the history and impact of embedded systems.
  • Students will have an understanding of the timing aspects of embedded systems.



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