Real-time Architectures for Automotive Systems

This course provides a general introduction to real-time systems in the automotive domain, with several examples illustrating typical problems. We pick one leading example: a pre-crash system with sensing and actuation distributed over two ECU's. We work bottom up and use the leading example to identify typical challenges in real-time system design and introduce solutions to adress them.

The course is a master level course and aims at providing

The material we present is coming from several sources: books and articles. We do not require a single text book, though much of the material is based on the contents of two or three books, mainly [Burns, 2009]. Together with the lectures we will provide articles for reference and obligatory reading.



After this course you should be able to:


There are two hours of lecture per week. You are expected to study the material to a large extent by yourself. The material placed below may change, until the moment it has been presented.