1st Edition

Real-Time Embedded Multithreading Using ThreadX and MIPS

ISBN 9781856176316
Published December 12, 2008 by CRC Press
488 Pages

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Book Description

Real-Time Embedded Multithreading Using ThreadX and MIPS contains the fundamentals of developing real-time operating systems and multithreading with all the new functionality of ThreadX Version 5. This MIPS edition covers all the new ThreadX 5 features, including real-time event-chaining, run-time performance metrics, and run-time stack analysis as

Table of Contents

Preface, Chapter 1: Embedded and Real-time Systems, Chapter 2: First Look at a System Using an RTOS, Chapter 3: RTOS Concepts and Definitions, Chapter 4: RTOS Building Blocks for System Development, Chapter 5: Introduction to the MIPS Microprocessor, Chapter 6: MIPS Exception Handling, Chapter 7: The Thread—The Essential Component, Chapter 8: Mutual Exclusion Challenges and Considerations, Chapter 9: Memory Management: Byte Pools and Block Pools, Chapter 10: Internal System Clock and Application Timers, Chapter 11: Event Notification and Synchronization with Counting Semaphores, Chapter 12: Synchronization of Threads Using Event Flags Groups, Chapter 13: Thread Communication with Message Queues, Chapter 14: Case Study: Designing a Multithreaded System, Appendices, Appendix A: Memory Block Pool Services, Appendix B: Memory Byte Pool Services, Appendix C: Event Flags Group Services, Appendix D: Interrupt Control Service, Appendix E: Mutex Services, Appendix F: Message Queue Services, Appendix G: Counting Semaphore Services, Appendix H: Thread Services, Appendix I: Internal System Clock Services, Appendix J: Application Timer Services, Appendix K: ThreadXAPI, Index

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Edward L. Lamie is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science. His areas of academic emphasis during his 31 years in higher education have been in the areas of software engineering and operating systems. He was also the founding chair of computer science departments at Central Michigan University and California State University, Stanislaus. Ed continues to teach occasional graduate-level courses and conducts hands-on RTOS training classes for Express Logic, Inc.