What every engineer should know about real-time embedded systems design by Kim Fowler

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Published by Boca Raton in Taylor & Francis .

Written in English

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  • Embedded computer systems -- Design and construction,
  • Real-time data processing,
  • Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Design and construction

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementKim R. Fowler.
LC ClassificationsTK7895.E42 F69 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23139559M
ISBN 100849379598
ISBN 109780849379598
LC Control Number2007013382

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