Best Reference Books – Embedded Control System

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Embedded Control System subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Embedded Control System along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Embedded Control System subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Embedded Control System" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Embedded System Design: A Unified Hardware/Software Introduction” by F Vahid and T D Givargis

“Embedded System Design: A Unified Hardware/Software Introduction” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on embedded system design. It provides a unified hardware and software introduction to the subject. It introduces a modern approach to embedded system design. It covers the trends and challenges to design and use of single-purpose processors and general-purpose processors. It also describes memories and buses, illustrates hardware and software tradeoffs using examples of digital cameras. It also discusses advanced computation models, chip technologies, controls systems, and modern design tools.

2. “VLSI Digital Signal Processing Systems: Design and Implementation” by Keshab K Parhi

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Book Review: This book very nicely describes the optimization techniques that are used in the field of VLSI signal processing. This book provides an integration of VLSI architecture theory and algorithms thereby addressing different architectures at the implementation level. Additionally, the book also demonstrates many approaches to analysis, estimation and reduction of power consumption. The author explains the design of high speed, low area and low power VLSI systems for many DSP applications. The book also contains various graphs that illustrate DSP algorithms and is a very good course book on VLSI digital signal processing architectures.

3. “Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems” by Tim Wescott

Book Review: The book presents mathematical background as well as concentrates on providing many practical examples that are used in the design of working systems. The book does not require complete understanding of mathematics and high level operating theory. The book provides a very nice presentation of the basics of control theory pertaining to an embedded environment. The book explains to the engineers about the application of control theorems without the need of mathematics. The book also covers the latest concepts in control systems with embedded digital controllers.

4. “Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems” by Varsakelis H

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“Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on networked and embedded control systems. It provides interested readers with knowledge about embedded and networked control systems. It provides developers and users with valuable information on special-purpose computer hardware and modifications in operating systems that support real-time control. It provides systematic organization and extensive coverage useful for learning and reference. It is designed to focus on researchers and practitioners to act like a handbook and is up to date with results in the theory of embedded control.

5. “Software Frameworks and Embedded Control Systems” by A Pasetti Alessandro Pasetti Springer-Verlag

“Software Frameworks and Embedded Control Systems” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on software frameworks and embedded control systems. It describes the numerous framework technology and proves its worth as a software reuse technique in many domains. It explains how there are reservations regarding its application in embedded systems. It provides details on how this is mostly due to limited CPU capacity and memory resources. It describes how object-oriented software frameworks knowledge can be applied to embedded control systems.

6. “Distributed Embedded Control Systems: Improving Dependability with Coherent Design” by Matja Colnaric and Domen Verber

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“Distributed Embedded Control Systems: Improving Dependability with Coherent Design” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on distributed embedded control systems. It talks about improving dependability with coherent design. It comes with more than 100 examples and a detailed practical prototype. It explains the domains encountered while designing a distributed embedded computer control system as an integrated system. It deals with system and hardware architectures, along with programming issues. It also embodies desired properties, basic language subsets, object orientated methodology and language support for hardware and software specifications.

7. “Taming Heterogeneity and Complexity of Embedded Control” by Lamnabhi

“Taming Heterogeneity and Complexity of Embedded Control” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on taming heterogeneity and complexity of embedded control. It aims to promote exchange of ideas and experiences. It also focused to reinforce scientific contacts in the realm of large multidisciplinary areas of control of nonlinear and hybrid systems. It covers the minute details of the subject in easy-to-understand language. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the numerous fields of technology and science.

8. “Next Generation Design and Verification Methodologies for Distributed Embedded Control Systems” by P Sampath and S Ramesh

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“Next Generation Design and Verification Methodologies for Distributed Embedded Control Systems” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on next generation design and verification methodologies for distributed embedded control systems. It aimed to bring together the world leaders in this field to represent world class work being done. It discusses future strategies to address the increasing complex subject of embedded control systems. It covers topics like formal specification and verification of distributed and heterogeneous embedded systems, formal semantics of modeling languages, and much more. It describes model-based specification and testing, formal approach to component-based development, software product line engineering and automatic code generation for distributed, embedded systems, and others.

9. “Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems” by Hanisch

“Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on reconfigurable embedded control systems. It describes applications of flexibility and agility in the development of reconfigurable embedded control systems. It talks about various problems in this area of research. It also includes static and dynamic reconfigurations, multi-agent architectures, component-based approaches, modeling, and verification. It covers topics like architecture description languages, distributed reconfigurable architectures, real-time and low power scheduling, and more.

10. “Embedded Control Systems in C / C++” by Ledin Jim

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“Embedded Control Systems in C / C++” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on embedded control systems. It aims to enable readers to implement proven design techniques for control systems without the hassle of having to master any advanced mathematics. It uses a step-by-step approach to represent several control system design techniques which are geared towards readers with different levels of experience in embedded control systems. The author expects the reader to understand C/C++. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of engineering and technology.

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