Hardware and architectures for embedded computers

Code No
Skill Category No: 
9
Skill No: 
1
Topic No: 
4
Level: 
I
Objective: 

rnderstanding characteristics of typical hardware and architectures for mbedded software

  • Typical CPUs
    • Such as ARM, MIPS, Xscale, PowerPC, SH, M32R, etc.
  • Typical OS
    • Such as uCLinux, T-Kernel, eCOS, RTLinux, etc.
  • Typical network connectivity
    • LAN, WiFi, Infrared, low bandwidth wireless, IEEE1394, etc.
  • Issues and countermeasures specific to embedded systems
    • Power consumption
    • Small memory
  • Basic hardware configuration of embedded systems
    • The basic configuration, roles, and features of embedded computer hardware