The University of Texas at Austin is offering free online course on Real-Time Bluetooth Networks – Shape the World. In this computer science course, students will learn the design fundamentals of an RTOS from the bottom up and use these fundamentals to build practical real-time applications.
In this six to seven week course, applicants will learn the design fundamentals of a real-time operating system (RTOS) and how to build a Bluetooth network in this hands-on project-based course. This course will start on September 1, 2017.
Course At A Glance
Length: 6-7 weeks of content to be completed at student’s own pace during 13 week window (Sept 15 – Dec 15, 2016)
Effort: 10 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: University of Texas at Austin and edx
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $99
Session: Course Starts on September 1, 2017
The University of Texas at Austin is the top-ranked public university in a nearly 1,000-mile radius, and is ranked in the top 25 universities in the world. Students have been finding their passion in life at UT Austin for more than 130 years, and it has been a member of the prestigious AAU since 1929.
About This Course
The increased demand by consumers and businesses for more utility, connectivity and smarter and more efficient electronic technology not only creates a need for more embedded systems but also for engineers in the embedded systems field.
Why Take This Course?
This course is intended for students and professional engineers wishing to improve their skills in the fields of embedded systems, product development, computer architecture, operating systems, and Bluetooth networks.
- Learn fundamentals of embedded systems
- Learn how to build your own real-time operating system
- Learn how to design, develop and debug C code
- Learn about modular design while creating a personal fitness device
- Learn about Bluetooth communication
Dr. Jon Valvano is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and holds the Engineering Foundation Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Electrical Engineering.
Dr. Ramesh Yerraballi
Dr. Ramesh Yerraballi is a Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
- Proficient in C programming (loops, structures, arrays, functions and pointers)
- Interest in embedded systems
How To Join This Course
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