Mastering Embedded System

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Mastering Embedded System

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An embedded system is a computer system, made from a combination of hardware and software, that is used to perform a specific task. It may or not be programmable, depending on the application. Examples of embedded systems include washing machines, printers, automobiles, cameras, industrial machines and more.

Training Features

Instructor-led Sessions

30 Hours of Online Live Instructor-Led Classes. Weekend Class : 10 sessions of 3 hours each. Weekday Class : 15 sessions of 2 hours each.

Lifetime Access

You get lifetime access to Learning Management System (LMS) where presentations, quizzes, installation guide & class recordings are there.

Real-life Case Studies

Live project based on any of the selected use cases, involving real time project of the various Embedded system concepts.

24 x 7 Expert Support

We have 24x7 online support team to resolve all your technical queries, through ticket based tracking system, for the lifetime.


Live project based on any of the selected use cases, involving of the various Embedded system concepts.


Towards the end of the course, you will be given access to online Test. myTectra certifies you as an Embedded system Expert based on the scoring of 60% or above.

Course Outline


  • What is C?
  • Data Types
  • Variables
  • Naming Conventions for C Variables
  • Printing and Initializing Variables


  • if
  • if else
  • while
  • for
  • Endless Loops
  • do while
  • break and continue
  • switch
  • else if


  • #define
  • Macros
  • #include
  • Conditional Compilation
  • #ifdef
  • #ifndef


  • Function Declarations
  • Function Prototypes
  • Returning a Value or Not
  • Arguments and Parameters
  • Organization of C Source Files
  • Extended Example


  • Defining the Problem Space
  • A Programming Example
  • Bit Wise Operators
  • Bit Manipulation Functions
  • Circular Shifts


  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Aggregate Operations
  • String Functions
  • Array Dimensions
  • An Array as an Argument to a Function
  • String Arrays
  • Example Programs


  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Pointer Operators and Operations
  • Changing an Argument with a Function Call
  • Pointer Arithmetic
  • Array Traversal
  • String Functions with Pointers
  • Pointer Difference
  • Prototypes for String Parameters
  • Relationship Between an Array and a Pointer
  • The Pointer Notation *p++


  • Dynamic Storage Allocation -malloc
  • Functions Returning a Pointer
  • Initialization of Pointers
  • gets -a Function Returning a Pointer
  • An Array of Character Pointers
  • Two Dimensional Arrays vs. Array of Pointers
  • Command Line Arguments
  • Pointers to Pointers
  • Practice with Pointers
  • Function Pointers


  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Describing a Structure
  • Creating Structures
  • Operations on Structures
  • Functions Returning Structures
  • Passing Structures to Functions
  • Pointers to Structures
  • Array of Structures
  • Functions Returning a Pointer to a Structure
  • Structure Padding


  • typedef-New Name for an Existing Type
  • Bit Fields
  • unions
  • Non-HomogeneousArrays
  • Enumerations


  • System Calls vs. Library Calls
  • Opening Disk Files
  • fopen
  • I/O Library Functions
  • Copying a File
  • Character Input vs. Line Input
  • scanf
  • printf
  • fclose
  • Servicing Errors -errno.h
  • Feofo


  • Block Scope
  • Function Scope
  • File Scope
  • Program Scope
  • The auto Specifier
  • The static Specifier
  • The register Specifier
  • The extern Specifier
  • The Const Modifier
  • The Volatile Modifier


  • What is Embedded Systems?
  • Difference b/w Micro processor & Micro
  • Controller
  • Architecture of8,16,32-bitProcessor
  • Software Used, Compilation, Debugging
  • Example Programs (LCD, RELAY, STEPPER MOTOR)
  • Embedded Software Life Cycle TestingSPI, ADC,
  • Serial Communication, Protocols (I2C , CAN, Ethernet)

CHAPTER 14: Linux OS Architecture

  • Linux Features
  • Linux Kernel Source Directory Structure
  • Linux Kernel Components
  • User Mode Vs Kernel Mode
  • System Initialization –Booting Process

CHAPTER 15: Introduction to Linux tools, compilers and utilities

  • Introduction To Makefile
  • How to write Makefile to compile programs on Linux
  • Building static and dynamic libraries
  • LABs

CHAPTER 16: Kernel compilation

  • Importance of Makefiles
  • Procedure to recompile the kernel
  • LAB

CHAPTER 17: Detail study of Linux OS components

  • Process Management
  • Process Control Block (PCB)
  • Types Of Processes
  • States Of Process
  • How to Create Process?
  • Process Scheduling
  • LABs

CHAPTER 18: Thread Management

  • What is Thread?
  • Thread Control Block (TCB)
  • User level Vs Kernel level Threads
  • How to create and cancel threads?
  • Thread Scheduling
  • Process Vs Threads
  • LABs

CHAPTER 19: Interrupt Management

  • What are interrupts?
  • Types Of Interrupt
  • Interrupt Handling
  • Interrupt Service Routine (ISR)
  • Interrupt Latency

CHAPTER 20: Signal handling

  • What are signals in Linux OS?
  • Signal Implementation
  • Signal Handling
  • LABs

CHAPTER 21: Inter-Process communication (IPCs)

  • Introduction To Inter-processcommunication mechanism
  • Pipes, Message Queue and Shared Memory
  • Semaphores and Mutex
  • LABs

CHAPTER 22: Socket programming on Linux

  • TCP/IP and UDP socket programming
  • LABs

CHAPTER 23: Linux Kernel and Device driver Programming

  • Linux File system and System call interface
  • Introduction To System Call Mechanism
  • Significance Of System Calls
  • LABs

CHAPTER 24: Memory Management Unit

  • Segmentation and Paging
  • Swapping and demand paging
  • malloc(), kmalloc() and free()

CHAPTER 25: Linux Kernel and Device driver Programming

  • Module Basics
  • Introduction to Modules
  • Writing Your first kernel module
  • Statically linked vs Dynamically linked
  • Exporting symbols from modules
  • The kernel symbol table
  • Concurrency in the kernel
  • Module Parameters
  • Version dependency
  • LABs

CHAPTER 26: An introduction to device drivers

  • Role of the Device Drivers
  • Role of Virtual file system
  • Classes of devices
  • Registering a character device driver
  • File operations and ioctls
  • Reading and writing into char devices
  • LABs

CHAPTER 27: Block Device Drivers

  • Registering block driver
  • File operations and ioctls
  • Handling requests
  • Write RAM type of disk driver
  • LABs

CHAPTER 28: Network Device Drivers

  • The net_device structure in detail
  • Packet transmission
  • Packet reception
  • Simulating a network device
  • LABs

CHAPTER 29: Embedded Linux On ARM9

  • Intro to the target board (Samsung mini2440– ARM 9)
  • Introduction to ARM9 architecture

CHAPTER 30: Installation of cross compilation tool chain

  • Installing Sources, Patching
  • Installing the GCC toolchain
  • Set Cross Compiling Environment
  • LABs

CHAPTER 31: Porting Linux on ARM9

  • Recompilation and flash Kernel on ARM9 board
  • LABs

CHAPTER 32: The Root Filesystem

  • Busybox
  • A Small Application example
  • Flashing the new root filesystem
  • Compilation procedure
  • LABs

CHAPTER 33: Write device driver for ARM9 board

  • Services on Board
  • Compiling and setting up services
  • An example service – LABS

CHAPTER 34: Structure and implementation of open source RTOS

  • RTOS Source Organization
  • Configuration Of RTOS
  • Implementation Of RTOS

CHAPTER 35: Port RTOS on ARM Board

  • Steps for porting RTOS On ARM7
  • LAB(Demostration)- Port Open Source RTOS On ARM Board

CHAPTER 36: Real Time Operating Fundamentals

  • Task Management
  • Multitasking
  • Context Switching
  • Inter Process/Task Communication (IPC)
  • LABs (Demostration)

CHAPTER 37: References and Guideline for Linux base embedded system Skills developed after completion of course

  • Learn about Key principles of Linux OS
  • Expertise on device driver for target board
  • Porting Linux on advanced cross platform i.e. ARM 9
  • Get good expertise on Linux base embedded system

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