developing and managing embedded systems and products

Developing And Managing Embedded Systems And Products
Author: Kim Fowler
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2014-08-30
Pages: 862
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This Expert Guide gives you the knowledge, methods and techniques to develop and manage embedded systems successfully. It shows that teamwork, development procedures, and program management require unique and wide ranging skills to develop a system, skills that most people can attain with persistence and effort. With this book you will: Understand the various business aspects of a project from budgets and schedules through contracts and market studies Understand the place and timing for simulations, bench tests, and prototypes, and understand the differences between various formal methods such as FMECA, FTA, ETA, reliability, hazard analysis, and risk analysis Learn general design concerns such as the user interface, interfaces and partitioning, DFM, DFA, DFT, tradeoffs such as hardware versus software, buy versus build, processor choices, and algorithm choices, acquisition concerns, and interactions and comparisons between electronics, functions, software, mechanics, materials, security, maintenance, and support Covers the life cycle for developing an embedded system: program management, procedures for design and development, manufacturing, maintenance, logistics, and legal issues Includes proven and practical techniques and advice on tackling critical issues reflecting the authors’ expertise developed from years of experience

Project Management Of Complex And Embedded Systems
Author: Kim H. Pries
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2008-10-22
Pages: 376
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

There are many books on project management and many on embedded systems, but few address the project management of embedded products from concept to production. Project Management of Complex and Embedded Systems: Ensuring Product Integrity and Program Quality uses proven Project Management methods and elements of IEEE embedded software development techniques, to explain how to deliver a reliable complex system to market. This volume begins with a general discussion of project management, followed by an examination of the various tools used before a project is underway. The book then delves into the specific project stages: concept, product development, process development, validation of the product and process, and release to production. Finally, post-project stages are explored, including failure reporting, analysis, corrective actions, and product support. The book draws heavily on information from Department of Defense sources as well as systems developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group, General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford to standardize the approach to designing and developing new products. These automotive development and production ideas have universal value, particularly the concept of process and design controls. The authors use these systems to explain project management techniques that can assist developers of any embedded system. The methods explored can be adapted toward mechanical development projects as well. The text includes numerous war stories offering concrete solutions to problems that might occur in production. Tables and illustrative figures are provided to further clarify the material. Organized sequentially to follow the normal life cycle of a project, this book helps project managers identify challenges before they become problems and resolve those issues that cannot be avoided.

Embedded Systems
Author: Raj Kamal
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date: 2003
Pages: 633
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Embedded Systems Architecture For Agile Development
Author: Mohsen Mirtalebi
Publisher: Apress
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Pages: 213
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Utilize a new layers-based development model for embedded systems using Agile techniques for software architecture and management. Firmware is comprised of both hardware and software, but the applicability of Agile in embedded systems development is new. This book provides a step-by-step process showing how this is possible. The book details how the moving parts in embedded systems development affect one another and shows how to properly use both engineering tools and new tools and methods to reduce waste, rework, and product time-to-market. Software is seen not as a commodity but a conduit to facilitate valuable product knowledge flow across the company into the hands of the customer. Embedded Systems Architecture for Agile Development starts off by reviewing the Layers model used in other engineering disciplines, as well as its advantages and applicability to embedded systems development. It outlines development models from project-based methodologies (e.g., collaborative product development) to the newer modern development visions (e.g., Agile) in software and various tools and methods that can help with a Layers model implementation. The book covers requirement modeling for embedded systems (Hatley-Pirbhai Method) and how adapting the HP Method with the help of the tools discussed in this book can be seen as a practical example for a complete embedded system. What You’ll Learn Identify the major software parts involved in building a typical modern firmware Assign a layer to each software part so each layer can be separate from another and there won’t be interdependencies between them Systematically and logically create these layers based on the customer requirements Use Model-Based Design (MBD) to create an active system architecture that is more accepting of changes Who This Book Is For Firmware engineers; systems architects; hardware and software managers, developers, designers, and architects; program managers; project managers; Agile practitioners; and manufacturing engineers and managers. The secondary audience includes research engineers and managers, and engineering and manufacturing managers.

Programming Embedded Systems
Author: Michael Barr
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 301
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Authored by two of the leading authorities in the field, this guide offers readers the knowledge and skills needed to achieve proficiency with embedded software.

Embedded Systems Security
Author: David Kleidermacher
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 396
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Front Cover; Dedication; Embedded Systems Security: Practical Methods for Safe and Secure Softwareand Systems Development; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; About this Book; Audience; Organization; Approach; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Embedded Systems Security; 1.1What is Security?; 1.2What is an Embedded System?; 1.3Embedded Security Trends; 1.4Security Policies; 1.5Security Threats; 1.6Wrap-up; 1.7Key Points; 1.8 Bibliography and Notes; Chapter 2 -- Systems Software Considerations; 2.1The Role of the Operating System; 2.2Multiple Independent Levels of Security.

The Art Of Programming Embedded Systems
Author: Jack Ganssle
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2012-12-02
Pages: 279
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Embedded systems are products such as microwave ovens, cars, and toys that rely on an internal microprocessor. This book is oriented toward the design engineer or programmer who writes the computer code for such a system. There are a number of problems specific to the embedded systems designer, and this book addresses them and offers practical solutions. Offers cookbook routines, algorithms, and design techniques Includes tips for handling debugging management and testing Explores the philosophy of tightly coupling software and hardware in programming and developing an embedded system Provides one of the few coherent references on this subject

Testing Complex And Embedded Systems
Author: Kim H. Pries
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2018-09-03
Pages: 319
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Many enterprises regard system-level testing as the final piece of the development effort, rather than as a tool that should be integrated throughout the development process. As a consequence, test teams often execute critical test plans just before product launch, resulting in much of the corrective work being performed in a rush and at the last minute. Presenting combinatorial approaches for improving test coverage, Testing Complex and Embedded Systems details techniques to help you streamline testing and identify problems before they occur—including turbocharged testing using Six Sigma and exploratory testing methods. Rather than present the continuum of testing for particular products or design attributes, the text focuses on boundary conditions. Examining systems and software testing, it explains how to use simulation and emulation to complement testing. Details how to manage multiple test hardware and software deliveries Examines the contradictory perspectives of testing—including ordered/ random, structured /unstructured, bench/field, and repeatable/non repeatable Covers essential planning activities prior to testing, how to scope the work, and how to reach a successful conclusion Explains how to determine when testing is complete Where you find organizations that are successful at product development, you are likely to find groups that practice disciplined, strategic, and thorough testing. Tapping into the authors’ decades of experience managing test groups in the automotive industry, this book provides the understanding to help ensure your organization joins the likes of these groups.

What Every Engineer Should Know About Developing Real Time Embedded Products
Author: Kim R. Fowler
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2007-10-24
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

You can find them in your wristwatch or MP3 player; they perform specific functions in washing machines, traffic lights, and even pacemakers. Embedded systems are pervasive, ubiquitous, and widespread throughout our daily lives. Developing these real-time embedded products requires an understanding of the interactions between different disciplines, such as circuit design, power, cooling, packaging, software, and human interface. This volume provides the knowledge and insight engineers need to make critical design decisions and offers a clear guide for preparing and developing projects in different markets. The book begins by laying the basic groundwork for effective processes, covering smaller, self-contained devices and subsystems, ranging from handheld devices to appliances. Highly detailed case studies, which include designing instruments for space flight, implanted medical devices, and military support equipment, illustrate industry best practices and managerial issues. Each case study is detailed in terms of concept, market, standards, integration, manufacturing, and phases. With schedule and estimation templates, this highly functional text presents numerous examples of design tradeoffs critical to successful project development. Offering even coverage and clarification of the entire development process, What Every Engineer Should Know about Developing Real-Time Embedded Products provides engineers and industrial designers with practical tools to make important decisions, from deciding whether to buy or build subsystems to determining the appropriate kinds of field testing.

Making Embedded Systems
Author: Elecia White
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Pages: 310
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Eager to develop embedded systems? These systems don't tolerate inefficiency, so you may need a more disciplined approach to programming. This easy-to-read book helps you cultivate a host of good development practices, based on classic software design patterns as well as new patterns unique to embedded programming. You not only learn system architecture, but also specific techniques for dealing with system constraints and manufacturing requirements. Written by an expert who's created embedded systems ranging from urban surveillance and DNA scanners to children’s toys, Making Embedded Systems is ideal for intermediate and experienced programmers, no matter what platform you use. Develop an architecture that makes your software robust and maintainable Understand how to make your code smaller, your processor seem faster, and your system use less power Learn how to explore sensors, motors, communications, and other I/O devices Explore tasks that are complicated on embedded systems, such as updating the software and using fixed point math to implement complex algorithms

Total Quality Management For Project Management
Author: Kim H. Pries
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2012-11-29
Pages: 295
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Finding ways to improve margins can be the difference between organizations that thrive and those that simply survive during times of economic uncertainty. Describing why cost reductions can be just as powerful as increases in revenue, Total Quality Management for Project Management explains how to integrate time-tested project management tools with the power of Total Quality Management (TQM) to achieve significant cost reductions. Detailing the ins and outs of applying project management methods to TQM activities, the book provides the understanding you’ll need to enhance the effectiveness of your TQM work. To clear up any confusion about what a true quality improvement is, it includes sections that cover the fundamentals of total quality management and defines the terms used throughout the text. The book examines profitability as it relates to product cost—including the initial work determining investment paybacks. It compares TQM/PM versus Six Sigma and illustrates the use of scrum in the context of TQM for improving quality initiatives. Complete with real-world success stories that facilitate comprehension, it illustrates methods that can help to minimize distractions and keep your team focused. The authors consider the full range of quality improvement tools as applied within the framework of project management. For the section of the book on the application of TQM to scrum, they demonstrate how these analytical methods can be used on the data produced within a scrum project and made into actionable information. Filled with innovative methods for improving costs, the text arms you with the tools to determine the approaches best suited to your corporate culture and capabilities.

Embedded Software
Author: Jean J. Labrosse
Publisher: Newnes
Release Date: 2008
Pages: 770
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf! Embedded software is present everywhere – from a garage door opener to implanted medical devices to multicore computer systems. This book covers the development and testing of embedded software from many different angles and using different programming languages. Optimization of code, and the testing of that code, are detailed to enable readers to create the best solutions on-time and on-budget. Bringing together the work of leading experts in the field, this a comprehensive reference that every embedded developer will need! Chapter 1: Basic Embedded Programming Concepts Chapter 2: Device Drivers Chapter 3: Embedded Operating Systems Chapter 4: Networking Chapter 5: Error Handling and Debugging Chapter 6: Hardware/Software Co-Verification Chapter 7: Techniques for Embedded Media Processing Chapter 8: DSP in Embedded Systems Chapter 9: Practical Embedded Coding Techniques Chapter 10: Development Technologies and Trends *Proven, real-world advice and guidance from such “name? authors as Tammy Noergard, Jen LaBrosse, and Keith Curtis *Popular architectures and languages fully discussed *Gives a comprehensive, detailed overview of the techniques and methodologies for developing effective, efficient embedded software

Reducing Process Costs With Lean  Six Sigma  And Value Engineering Techniques
Author: Kim H. Pries
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Pages: 365
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

A company with effective cost reduction activities in place will be better positioned to adapt to shifting economic conditions. In fact, it can make the difference between organizations that thrive and those that simply survive during times of economic uncertainty. Reducing Process Costs with Lean, Six Sigma, and Value Engineering Techniques covers

Embedded Systems
Author: James K. Peckol
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2019-06-10
Pages: 1080
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool, Second Edition Embedded systems are one of the foundational elements of today’s evolving and growing computer technology. From operating our cars, managing our smart phones, cleaning our homes, or cooking our meals, the special computers we call embedded systems are quietly and unobtrusively making our lives easier, safer, and more connected. While working in increasingly challenging environments, embedded systems give us the ability to put increasing amounts of capability into ever-smaller and more powerful devices. Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool, Second Edition introduces you to the theoretical hardware and software foundations of these systems and expands into the areas of signal integrity, system security, low power, and hardware-software co-design. The text builds upon earlier material to show you how to apply reliable, robust solutions to a wide range of applications operating in today’s often challenging environments. Taking the user’s problem and needs as your starting point, you will explore each of the key theoretical and practical issues to consider when designing an application in today’s world. Author James Peckol walks you through the formal hardware and software development process covering: Breaking the problem down into major functional blocks; Planning the digital and software architecture of the system; Utilizing the hardware and software co-design process; Designing the physical world interface to external analog and digital signals; Addressing security issues as an integral part of the design process; Managing signal integrity problems and reducing power demands in contemporary systems; Debugging and testing throughout the design and development cycle; Improving performance. Stressing the importance of security, safety, and reliability in the design and development of embedded systems and providing a balanced treatment of both the hardware and the software aspects, Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool, Second Edition gives you the tools for creating embedded designs that solve contemporary real-world challenges.

Software Development And Management For Microprocessor Based Systems
Author: Tomlinson G. Rauscher
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1987
Pages: 338
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Mobility Aware Technologies And Applications
Author: Ahmed Karmouch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2004-10-06
Pages: 382
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Workshop on Mobility Aware Technologies and Applications, MATA 2004, held in Florianopolis, Brazil in October 2004. The 35 revised full papers presented together with one invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on context-aware support for mobile systems, context-aware applications and networks, service and network management, grid and agent technologies in mobile environments, sensor networks, security issues, performance and QoS, mobility-aware systems and services, and agent technology and applications.

Embedded Systems Design
Author: Bruno Bouyssounouse
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2005-02-07
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Embedded systems now include a very large proportion of the advanced products designed in the world, spanning transport (avionics, space, automotive, trains), electrical and electronic appliances (cameras, toys, televisions, home appliances, audio systems, and cellular phones), process control (energy production and distribution, factory automation and optimization), telecommunications (satellites, mobile phones and telecom networks), and security (e-commerce, smart cards), etc. The extensive and increasing use of embedded systems and their integration in everyday products marks a significant evolution in information science and technology. We expect that within a short timeframe embedded systems will be a part of nearly all equipment designed or manufactured in Europe, the USA, and Asia. There is now a strategic shift in emphasis for embedded systems designers: from simply achieving feasibility, to achieving optimality. Optimal design of embedded systems means targeting a given market segment at the lowest cost and delivery time possible. Optimality implies seamless integration with the physical and electronic environment while respecting real-world constraints such as hard deadlines, reliability, availability, robustness, power consumption, and cost. In our view, optimality can only be achieved through the emergence of embedded systems as a discipline in its own right.

Product Lifecycle Management For A Global Market
Author: Shuichi Fukuda
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2014-12-17
Pages: 520
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 11th IFIP WG 5.1 International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, PLM 2014, held in Yokohama, Japan, in July 2014. The 51 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 77 submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: BIM operations, maintenance, and renovation; BIM concepts and lifecycle management; design and education; naval engineering and shipbuilding; aeronautical and automotive engineering; industry and consumer products; interoperability, integration, configuration, systems engineering; change management and maturity; knowledge engineering; knowledge management; service and manufacturing; and new PLM.

The Art Of Designing Embedded Systems
Author: Jack Ganssle
Publisher: Newnes
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Pages: 312
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Jack Ganssle has been forming the careers of embedded engineers for 20+ years. He has done this with four books, over 500 articles, a weekly column, and continuous lecturing. Technology moves fast and since the first edition of this best-selling classic much has changed. The new edition will reflect the author's new and ever evolving philosophy in the face of new technology and realities. Now more than ever an overarching philosophy of development is needed before just sitting down to build an application. Practicing embedded engineers will find that Jack provides a high-level strategic plan of attack to the often times chaotic and ad hoc design and development process. He helps frame and solve the issues an engineer confronts with real-time code and applications, hardware and software coexistences, and streamlines detail management. CONTENTS: Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 – The Project Chapter 3 – The Code Chapter 4 – Real Time Chapter 5 – The Real World Chapter 6 – Disciplined Development Appendix A – A Firmware Standard Appendix B - A Simple Drawing System Appendix C – A Boss’s Guide to Process *Authored by Jack Ganssle, Tech Editor of Embedded Systems Programming and weekly column on embedded.com *Keep schedules in check as projects and codes grow by taking time to understand the project beforehand *Understand how cost/benefit coexists with design and development

Software Engineering For Embedded Systems
Author: Robert Oshana
Publisher: Newnes
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Pages: 1200
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This Expert Guide gives you the techniques and technologies in software engineering to optimally design and implement your embedded system. Written by experts with a solutions focus, this encyclopedic reference gives you an indispensable aid to tackling the day-to-day problems when using software engineering methods to develop your embedded systems. With this book you will learn: The principles of good architecture for an embedded system Design practices to help make your embedded project successful Details on principles that are often a part of embedded systems, including digital signal processing, safety-critical principles, and development processes Techniques for setting up a performance engineering strategy for your embedded system software How to develop user interfaces for embedded systems Strategies for testing and deploying your embedded system, and ensuring quality development processes Practical techniques for optimizing embedded software for performance, memory, and power Advanced guidelines for developing multicore software for embedded systems How to develop embedded software for networking, storage, and automotive segments How to manage the embedded development process Includes contributions from: Frank Schirrmeister, Shelly Gretlein, Bruce Douglass, Erich Styger, Gary Stringham, Jean Labrosse, Jim Trudeau, Mike Brogioli, Mark Pitchford, Catalin Dan Udma, Markus Levy, Pete Wilson, Whit Waldo, Inga Harris, Xinxin Yang, Srinivasa Addepalli, Andrew McKay, Mark Kraeling and Robert Oshana. Road map of key problems/issues and references to their solution in the text Review of core methods in the context of how to apply them Examples demonstrating timeless implementation details Short and to- the- point case studies show how key ideas can be implemented, the rationale for choices made, and design guidelines and trade-offs