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Module EIT-EIS-573-M-4

Architecture of Digital Systems II (M, 4.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
EIT-EIS-573-M-4 Architecture of Digital Systems II 4.0 CP (120 h)

Basedata

CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Lecturers
Area of study [EIT-EIS] Electronic Design Automatization
Reference course of study [EIT-88.781-SG#2010] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2010]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Courses

Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Module-Part
Presence-Time /
Self-Study
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V+1U EIT-EIS-573-K-4
Architecture of Digital Systems II
P 42 h 78 h - - PL1 4.0 WiSe
  • About [EIT-EIS-573-K-4]: Title: "Architecture of Digital Systems II"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 78 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: oral examination (30 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


Contents

  • Design flow, tools and methodologies for embedded system design
  • Microprocessor instruction sets
  • Mechanisms and infrastructures for communication within embedded systems. Interrupts, buses, bus hierarchies
  • Fundamentals of multi-tasking, inter-process communication
  • Multiprocessing fundamentals (computing architectures, cache coherence problem)
  • Mechanisms and infrastructures for communication between embedded systems, examples of standard network protocols

Competencies / intended learning achievements

After completing this module you can...
  • ... identify and describe general hardware and software architectures of embedded computing systems.
  • ... explain the purpose, working principles and interrelation of the components of an embedded computing system.
  • ... analyze microprocessor instruction sets and relate them to processor hardware architectures.
  • ... explain the working principles, general architectures and application domains of communication infrastructure, both within a computing system as well as between computing systems.
  • ... classify and explain principles and architectures of parallel computing and multiprocessing.
  • ... devise general hardware and software architectures for embedded computing systems at the block diagram level.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

Modules:

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)

None

References to Module / Module Number [EIT-EIS-573-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[EIT-88.781-SG#2010] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2010] [Compulsory Modules] Theoretical Part [P] Compulsory
[EIT-88.A20-SG#2021] M.Sc. European Master in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Core Subjects [WP] Compulsory Elective
[EIT-88.A44-SG#2018] M.Sc. Media and Communication Technology [2018] [Free Elective Area] Technical Elective Subjects [W] Elective Module
[EIT-88.C48-SG#2021] M.Sc. Automation & Control (A&C) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] A&C Core Courses [P] Compulsory
[EIT-88.D55-SG#2021] M.Sc. Embedded Computing Systems (ESY) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Core Program [WP] Compulsory Elective
[EIT-88.781-SG#2021] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2021] [Section (non-specific)] Major Embedded Systems (ESY) [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[EIT-MKT-MSC-TW-MPOOL-7] Technical Elective Modules Master MKT
[EIT-SIAK-DT-CSIT-MPOOL] SIAK Certificate "Digital Transformation" - Modules EIT "Computer Science & IT"
[GS-CVT-EE-2022-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Electrical and Computer Engineering 2022
[GS-CVT-EE-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Electrical and Computer Engineering