The Art of Software Thermal Management for Embedded Systems

The Art of Software Thermal Management for Embedded Systems

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This book introduces Software Thermal Management (STM) as a means of reducing power consumption in a computing system in order to manage heat, improve component reliability and increase system safety. Readers will benefit from this pragmatic guide to the field of STM for embedded systems and its catalog of software power management techniques. Since thermal management is a key bottleneck in embedded systems design, this book focuses on root cause of heat in embedded systems: power. Since software has an enormous impact on power consumption in an embedded system, this book urges software engineers to manage heat effectively by understanding, categorizing and developing new ways to reduce static and dynamic power consumption. Whereas most books on thermal management describe mechanisms to remove heat, this book focuses on ways for software engineers to avoid generating heat in the first place.The text in this book was written in a conversationala€”yet precisea€”style, intended for software engineers to read and digest ... How. to. Read. This. Book. This book was intended to be read from beginning to end. However, depending on your level of ... For advanced readers that already are familiar with concepts of Software Thermal Management, first read the case study on the Amazon Kindle Fire (Sect.

Title:The Art of Software Thermal Management for Embedded Systems
Author:Mark Benson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-01-03


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