Embedded System Design

Introduction to Soc System Architecture

Author: Mohit Arora

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997297201

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Page: 214

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The book's aim is to highlight all the complex issues, tasks and techniques that must be mastered by a SoC Architect to define and architect SoC for an embedded application. This book is primary focused on real problems with emphasis on architectural techniques across various aspects of chip-design, especially in context to embedded systems. The book covers aspects of embedded systems in a consistent way, starting with basic concepts that provides introduction to embedded systems and gradually increasing the depth to reach advanced concepts, such as power management and design consideration for maximum power efficiency and higher battery life. Theoretical part has been intentionally kept to the minimum that is essentially required to understand the subject. The guidelines explained across various chapters are independent of any CAD tool or silicon process and are applicable to any SoC architecture targeted for embedded systems.
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Processor Design

System-On-Chip Computing for ASICs and FPGAs

Author: Jari Nurmi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402055307

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 526

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Here is an extremely useful book that provides insight into a number of different flavors of processor architectures and their design, software tool generation, implementation, and verification. After a brief introduction to processor architectures and how processor designers have sometimes failed to deliver what was expected, the authors introduce a generic flow for embedded on-chip processor design and start to explore the vast design space of on-chip processing. The authors cover a number of different types of processor core.
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Embedded Systems

Hardware, Design and Implementation

Author: Krzysztof Iniewski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118468643

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

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Covers the significant embedded computingtechnologies—highlighting their applications in wirelesscommunication and computing power An embedded system is a computer system designed for specificcontrol functions within a larger system—often with real-timecomputing constraints. It is embedded as part of a complete deviceoften including hardware and mechanical parts. Presented in threeparts, Embedded Systems: Hardware, Design, andImplementation provides readers with an immersive introductionto this rapidly growing segment of the computer industry. Acknowledging the fact that embedded systems control many oftoday's most common devices such as smart phones, PC tablets, aswell as hardware embedded in cars, TVs, and even refrigerators andheating systems, the book starts with a basic introduction toembedded computing systems. It hones in on system-on-a-chip (SoC),multiprocessor system-on-chip (MPSoC), and network-on-chip (NoC).It then covers on-chip integration of software and custom hardwareaccelerators, as well as fabric flexibility, custom architectures,and the multiple I/O standards that facilitate PCB integration. Next, it focuses on the technologies associated with embeddedcomputing systems, going over the basics of field-programmable gatearray (FPGA), digital signal processing (DSP) andapplication-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology,architectural support for on-chip integration of customaccelerators with processors, and O/S support for thesesystems. Finally, it offers full details on architecture, testability,and computer-aided design (CAD) support for embedded systems, softprocessors, heterogeneous resources, and on-chip storage beforeconcluding with coverage of software support—in particular,O/S Linux. Embedded Systems: Hardware, Design, and Implementation isan ideal book for design engineers looking to optimize and reducethe size and cost of embedded system products and increase theirreliability and performance.
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Advanced Multicore Systems-On-Chip

Architecture, On-Chip Network, Design

Author: Abderazek Ben Abdallah

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811060924

Category: Computers

Page: 273

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From basic architecture, interconnection, and parallelization to power optimization, this book provides a comprehensive description of emerging multicore systems-on-chip (MCSoCs) hardware and software design. Highlighting both fundamentals and advanced software and hardware design, it can serve as a primary textbook for advanced courses in MCSoCs design and embedded systems. The first three chapters introduce MCSoCs architectures, present design challenges and conventional design methods, and describe in detail the main building blocks of MCSoCs. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 discuss fundamental and advanced on-chip interconnection network technologies for multi and many core SoCs, enabling readers to understand the microarchitectures for on-chip routers and network interfaces that are essential in the context of latency, area, and power constraints. With the rise of multicore and many-core systems, concurrency is becoming a major issue in the daily life of a programmer. Thus, compiler and software development tools are critical in helping programmers create high-performance software. Programmers should make sure that their parallelized program codes will not cause race condition, memory-access deadlocks, or other faults that may crash their entire systems. As such, Chapter 7 describes a novel parallelizing compiler design for high-performance computing. Chapter 8 provides a detailed investigation of power reduction techniques for MCSoCs at component and network levels. It discusses energy conservation in general hardware design, and also in embedded multicore system components, such as CPUs, disks, displays and memories. Lastly, Chapter 9 presents a real embedded MCSoCs system design targeted for health monitoring in the elderly.
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Memory Issues in Embedded Systems-on-Chip

Optimizations and Exploration

Author: Preeti Ranjan Panda,Nikil D. Dutt,Alexandru Nicolau

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792383628

Category: Computers

Page: 188

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This text is designed for researchers and graduate students who wish to understand the research issues involved in memory system optimization and exploration for embedded systems-on-chip, and it is intended for designers of embedded systems who are migrating from a traditional micro-controllers centered, board-based design methodology to newer design methodologies using IP blocks for processor-core-based embedded systems-on-chip.
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Memory Architecture Exploration for Programmable Embedded Systems

Author: Peter Grun,Nikil D. Dutt,Alexandru Nicolau

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306480956

Category: Computers

Page: 128

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Memory Architecture Exploration for Programmable Embedded Systems addresses efficient exploration of alternative memory architectures, assisted by a "compiler-in-the-loop" that allows effective matching of the target application to the processor-memory architecture. This new approach for memory architecture exploration replaces the traditional black-box view of the memory system and allows for aggressive co-optimization of the programmable processor together with a customized memory system. The book concludes with a set of experiments demonstrating the utility of this exploration approach. The authors perform architecture and compiler exploration for a set of large, real-life benchmarks, uncovering promising memory configurations from different perspectives, such as cost, performance and power.
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Co-verification of Hardware and Software for ARM SoC Design

Author: Jason Andrews

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080476902

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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Hardware/software co-verification is how to make sure that embedded system software works correctly with the hardware, and that the hardware has been properly designed to run the software successfully -before large sums are spent on prototypes or manufacturing. This is the first book to apply this verification technique to the rapidly growing field of embedded systems-on-a-chip(SoC). As traditional embedded system design evolves into single-chip design, embedded engineers must be armed with the necessary information to make educated decisions about which tools and methodology to deploy. SoC verification requires a mix of expertise from the disciplines of microprocessor and computer architecture, logic design and simulation, and C and Assembly language embedded software. Until now, the relevant information on how it all fits together has not been available. Andrews, a recognized expert, provides in-depth information about how co-verification really works, how to be successful using it, and pitfalls to avoid. He illustrates these concepts using concrete examples with the ARM core - a technology that has the dominant market share in embedded system product design. The companion CD-ROM contains all source code used in the design examples, a searchable e-book version, and useful design tools. * The only book on verification for systems-on-a-chip (SoC) on the market * Will save engineers and their companies time and money by showing them how to speed up the testing process, while still avoiding costly mistakes * Design examples use the ARM core, the dominant technology in SoC, and all the source code is included on the accompanying CD-Rom, so engineers can easily use it in their own designs
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Introduction to Mixed-Signal, Embedded Design

Author: Alex Doboli,Edward H. Currie

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441974464

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 452

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This textbook is written for junior/senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students in the electrical and computer engineering departments. Using PSoC mixed-signal array design, the authors define the characteristics of embedd design, embedded mixed-signal architectures, and top-down design. Optimized implementations of these designs are included to illustrate the theory. Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter for practice. Topics covered include the hardware and software used to implement analog and digital interfaces, various filter structures, amplifiers and other signal-conditioning circuits, pulse-width modulators, timers, and data structures for handling multiple similar peripheral devices. The practical exercises contained in the companion laboratory manual, which was co-authored by Cypress Staff Applications Engineer Dave Van Ess, are also based on PSoC. PSoC's integrated microcontroller, highly configurable analog/digital peripherals, and a full set of development tools make it an ideal learning tool for developing mixed-signal embedded design skills.
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Embedded Systems Handbook 2-Volume Set

Author: Richard Zurawski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420074113

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1503

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During the past few years there has been an dramatic upsurge in research and development, implementations of new technologies, and deployments of actual solutions and technologies in the diverse application areas of embedded systems. These areas include automotive electronics, industrial automated systems, and building automation and control. Comprising 48 chapters and the contributions of 74 leading experts from industry and academia, the Embedded Systems Handbook, Second Edition presents a comprehensive view of embedded systems: their design, verification, networking, and applications. The contributors, directly involved in the creation and evolution of the ideas and technologies presented, offer tutorials, research surveys, and technology overviews, exploring new developments, deployments, and trends. To accommodate the tremendous growth in the field, the handbook is now divided into two volumes. New in This Edition: Processors for embedded systems Processor-centric architecture description languages Networked embedded systems in the automotive and industrial automation fields Wireless embedded systems Embedded Systems Design and Verification Volume I of the handbook is divided into three sections. It begins with a brief introduction to embedded systems design and verification. The book then provides a comprehensive overview of embedded processors and various aspects of system-on-chip and FPGA, as well as solutions to design challenges. The final section explores power-aware embedded computing, design issues specific to secure embedded systems, and web services for embedded devices. Networked Embedded Systems Volume II focuses on selected application areas of networked embedded systems. It covers automotive field, industrial automation, building automation, and wireless sensor networks. This volume highlights implementations in fast-evolving areas which have not received proper coverage in other publications. Reflecting the unique functional requirements of different application areas, the contributors discuss inter-node communication aspects in the context of specific applications of networked embedded systems.
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iCEER2014-McMaster Digest

Author: Mohamed Bakr,Ahmed Elsharabasy

Publisher: Mohamed Bakr and Ahmed Elsharabasy

ISBN: 0993977901

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 254

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