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Embedded Systems Dictionary 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 1578201209
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"...a valuable desktop reference to the confusing plethora of terms...[it] will find a place on my desktop!" -- Bruce Powel Douglass, Ph.D., chief evangelist, I-Logix

"...an incredible piece of work...Definitions are very clearly described and some are even accompanied by practical examples." -- Jean Labrosse, author, MicroC/OS-II

"...covers the territory and then some--software, hardware, organizations, people, standards--in a manner that's sometimes irreverent but never irrelevant." -- Benjamin M. Brosgol, sr. technical staff member, Ada Core Technologies

"A must for hardware engineers, software engineers, and students alike. The definitions give not just meaning, but relevant background information." -- John Catsoulis, author, Designing Embedded Hardware

"An indispensable guide for anyone who needs to understand the terminology and buzzwords..." -- Stuart Ball, author, Embedded Microprocessor Systems

"This comprehensive reference will quickly become a strategic ally of both engineers and managers." -- Andrew Girson, CEO, InHand Electronics

About the Author

Jack Ganssle has 30 years' experience developing embedded systems. He has authored two books, The Art of Programming Embedded Systems and The Art of Designing Embedded Systems, and writes a regular column in Embedded Systems Programming magazine. Michael Barr is the editor-in-chief of Embedded Systems Programming magazine and the principal of Netrino Consultants Network. He wrote Programming Embedded Systems in C and C++.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 1st edition (July 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1578201209
  • ISBN-13: 978-1578201204
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.7 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,495,778 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Very few people are comfortable admiting that they don't understand something. As a teacher, I deal with this all the time. As a former Engineering Manager, I know first-hand that an engineer is usually very reluctant to admit that they don't understand what you are talking about.
As with most engineering disciplines, embedded systems designers have their own language. What we didn't have, until now, was a dictionary for the language. "Embedded Systems Dictionary" is the book that every Embedded Systems Engineer should have at their desk, even if they cover it in a plain brown wrapper.
As with any dictionary, you will not get an extensive discourse on a word or term that is puzzling you. However, you will get a really good starting point so that you can do some extensive research later. In fact, I noticed that a number of the entries also included references as well.
As I read through the book I was really impressed by the completeness of it. I was able to come up with only one term, "n-wire", that wasn't included included.
Finally, two very minor quibbles. I found a few explanations that were as arcane as the concept that they were trying to define ( see "H-infinity filter" ) and a few that were so basic ( "average" ) you have to wonder.
In summary, this is a much-needed text for a technical subject area that has more than its share of jargon. I highly recommend it.
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A handy source for definitions of the words used by embedded systems designers on the job. Having served my time as an EE/hardware designer, I can confirm the technical depth is accurate. And now that I'm the manager of a team that develops firmware for real-time systems, I'm finding this dictionary helps me communicate better with my engineers.
It's helpful that this one book spans the areas of hardware and software, real-time and embedded, and project management. Since buying it I've been keeping it handy, right on my desk. I'm back on Amazon today ordering copies for the engineers on my team. The book's figures, code listings, equations, etc. should hopefully make their work easier. And we'll finally be able to communicate better about what needs to be done.
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Very good book released a while back, could definitely use an upgrade as the embedded development has come a long way since then! Both the authors are very well respected in the embedded world and I'm a big fan of their articles in their blogs and websites.
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