CS3369 Realtime Computer Control Software
Course Aims & Objectives:
This course introduces the principles and techniques of software development for real-time computer systems.
Upon completion, students should be able to:
understand the major issues involved in building embedded software systems;
formulate software designs from specifications;
implement software designs using appropriate software development tools.
Medium of Instruction: English
The nature of real-time embedded control systems. Requirements gathering and requirements specification. Software design: design techniques; software components and component interfaces. Software implementation: component building; system integration and testing. Task scheduling and kernel design issues. Mini-project (small-team work): development of a small real-time embedded control system, based on a given requirements document, using a high-level programming language such as C.
Duration of course: 1 semester
Current mix of lecture/tutorial/laboratory, other: 2 hours lecture; 2 hours laboratory
Examination duration: 2 hours
Percentage distribution of marks for coursework, examination, other: 40% CW; 60% Exam
Grading pattern: Standard (A+AA-...F)
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
*CS0356 Embedded Systems Software Engineering
Department of Computer Science