Real-Time Systems

Design Principles for Distributed Embedded Applications

2nd Edition

By Hermann Kopetz

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This textbook is written for a high-level undergraduate or graduate course on real-time embedded systems or cyber-physical systems.  Its practical approach to solving real-time problems also makes it an excellent choice for researchers and practitioners.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4419-8236-0
  • 396 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: April 15, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $89.95
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'This book is a comprehensive text for the design of safety critical, hard real-time embedded systems. It offers  a splendid example for the balanced, integrated treatment of systems and software engineering, helping readers tackle the hardest problems of advanced real-time system design, such as determinism, compositionality, timing and fault management. This book is an essential reading for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in a wide range of disciplines impacted by embedded computing and software. Its conceptual clarity, the style of explanations and the examples make the abstract concepts accessible for a wide audience.' Janos Sztipanovits, Director E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering Institute for Software Integrated Systems Vanderbilt UniversityReal-Time Systems focuses on hard real-time systems, which are computing systems that must meet their temporal specification in all anticipated load and fault scenarios. The book stresses the system aspects of distributed real-time applications, treating the issues of real-time, distribution and fault-tolerance from an integral point of view. A unique cross-fertilization of ideas and concepts between the academic and industrial worlds has led to the inclusion of many insightful examples from industry to explain the fundamental scientific concepts in a real-world setting.  Compared to the first edition, new developments in complexity management, energy and power management, dependability, security, and the internet of things, are addressed. The book is written as a standard textbook for a high-level undergraduate or graduate course on real-time embedded systems or cyber-physical systems.  Its practical approach to solving real-time problems, along with numerous summary exercises, makes it an excellent choice for researchers and practitioners alike.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. The Real
  2. Time Environment.
  3. Simplicity.
  4. Global Time.
  5. Real
  6. Time (RT) Model.
  7. Temporal Relations.
  8. Power and Energy Awareness.
  9. Dependability.
  10. Real
  11. Time Communication.
  12. Real
  13. Time Operating Systems.
  14. Real
  15. Time Scheduling.
  16. System Design.
  17. Validation.
  18. Internet of Things.
  19. The Time
  20. Triggered Architecture.
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