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Course Name Distributed Embedded Systems
Course Code 15CSE345
Program B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Parallels between the large-scale (Internet-based) and small-scale networked distributed embedded system domains.

Unit 2

Topics in distributed embedded systems: real-time systems, models, communication and scheduling, design and validation, implementation, performance, power and cost, embedded network protocols.

Unit 3

Basics of embedded system security, distributed cyber physical systems that includes integration of protocols, middleware services, and tools into a common architecture with layered, reusable, secure, fault-isolating components, project case studies for distributed embedded systems

Text Books

  • Hermann Kopetz, “Real-Time Systems – Design Principles for Distributed Embedded Applications”, Springer, Second Edition, 2011.


  • Phillip Koopman, “Better Embedded Software”, Drumnadrochit Education, 2010.
  • Steve Heath, “Embedded System Design”, Newnes, 2003.
  • Peter Marwedel, “Embedded System Design – Embedded System Design Foundations of Cyber – Physical Systems”, Springer, Second edition, 2011.
  • Wayne Wolf, “Computers as Components”, Second edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2008.

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