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Hours to complete

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100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study ,1-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

What are Embedded Systems?

This first module will define what embedded systems are by looking at the most important EmS market areas and different characteristics of EmS. Furthermore we will talk about dealing with multiple events at the same time, the importance of world time, and the duration of an EmS lifecycle....
Reading
7 videos (Total 41 min), 14 readings, 4 quizzes
Video7 videos
Welcome to Module1!2m
Market6m
EmS Characteristics7m
Parallel Executions5m
Time9m
System Lifecycle7m
Reading14 readings
Welcome to Introduction to Architecting Smart IoT Devices!10m
History Of Embedded Systems10m
Today's Embedded Systems' Markets10m
What is a real-time system?10m
Shannon's Principle10m
COTS10m
Parallel - Concurrent - Multithreading10m
Tightly versus Loosely Coupled10m
Time Definitions10m
Time on our Planet10m
Electronic time references10m
Babylon? Methodology, method, model, framework, approach, paradigm10m
The phases in the process or methodology10m
Simulation, virtual reality and automatic code generation10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Market web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the EmS Characteristics web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Parallel Executions web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Time web tour!10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Problems and Failures

In this module we will be tackling the problems of existing embedded systems and system hackings, the failure of systems and how we can make these systems more successful, the influence of production quantity, and the increasing EmS complexity. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 38 min), 20 readings, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Abuse8m
Failure6m
Succes Rate6m
Build or Buy?7m
Complexity7m
Reading20 readings
Hacking and Vulnerability10m
Hacking for Beginners10m
Stuxnet10m
ATM Hacking10m
Medical device hacking10m
Ariane V failure10m
Mars Pathfinder failure10m
Embedded Systems Failure10m
Model-Based Design10m
CHAOS reports - success rates10m
Why software (and hardware) fails10m
Embedded systems risk areas10m
What is COTS?10m
Build or Buy10m
Skills needed in COTS world10m
COTS and testing10m
COTS example10m
What is SLOC?10m
Complex, smart, intelligent10m
Team Size10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Abuse web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Failures web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Success rate web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Build or Buy web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Complexity web tour!10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

System Life Cycle

This last module will discuss the different models to design a system lifecycle, the gathering of requirements for architectural design, and the use of structural models and modelling language. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 47 min), 15 readings, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Lifecycle Basics7m
Architectural Design8m
Model-based Design8m
Intro to SysML9m
SysML Diagrams10m
Reading15 readings
Methodological models versus system modelling10m
Definitions on Lifecycle10m
Requirements gathering10m
Functional and non-functional requirements10m
Requirement Traceability Matrix10m
Design Patterns10m
Models: diagrams and mathematics10m
CASE TOOLS vs IDE10m
Business versus Embedded Systems Models10m
What CASE Tool? Low cost tools10m
Finding the SysML references and training10m
SysML overviews, tutorials, examples10m
Install a SysML Case tool10m
Get the book: SysML Distilled - A Brief Guide to the Systems Modeling Language10m
MagicDraw and Delligatti: how to prepare for the final quiz10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Lifecycle basics web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Architectural Design web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the Model-based Design web tour!10m
Take this quiz after checking all resources in the SysML Diagrams web tour!8m
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By GROct 29th 2017

It was a very good course which gave me a sound understanding of the basic fundamentals involved in designing and architecting IoT based embedded systems.

Instructor

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Martin Timmerman

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Royal Military Academy Brussels - Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB-ETRO) - Dedicated Systems Experts NV/SA (CEO)

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