Embedded PC systems

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL04BT40040
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Ristimäki, Niko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
TITE-2013   4 spring   3.0   2017-01-01   2017-07-31  
TITE-2014   4 spring   3.0   2018-01-01   2018-07-31  
TITE-2015   4 spring   3.0   2019-01-01   2019-07-31  
TITE-2016   4 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

Student can design applications for embedded PC using Windows and Linux operating systems

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 80 h
- of which scheduled studies: 40 h
- of which autonomous studies: 40 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Students will create a PC104-based embedded measurument and control system. They will install the Windows and Linux operating systems on it and construct a simple application with C-programming using analog and digital I/O. Students will work in groups.

Recommended or Required Reading

- Online material
- Independent information acquisition

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments and reports

Assessment Criteria

Excellent (5): The student can utilize learned skills in demanding projects.
Good (3-4): The student masters well principles of embedded PC system design and knows most popular embedded PC hardware standards.
Satisfactory (1-2): The student knows the basics.

Assessment Methods

Report and exam