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Cortex™-M7, M4, M3, M1, M0: ARM Cortex-M Architecture Training

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You know the Cortex™-M7, M4, M3, M1, M0 architecture and can write software in C and Assembler. You can place the programs in memory and test them. You get the perfect introduction in developing Cortex™-M based systems.

Hardware and software developers

A basic understanding of ANSI-C and microcontrollers.

Cortex™-M (ARMv7-M, ARMv6-M) Processor Architecture

  • Register organization, special purpose register
  • Operation modes (handler/thread, privileged/unprivileged)
  • Main stack, process stack
  • Cortex™-M pipeline concept
  • Cortex™-M memory map, system control block, bit banding

ARM Processor Cores - Overview

  • Cortex™-M, Cortex™-R, Cortex™-A
  • ARM7/9/10/11

Cortex™-M7, M4, M3, M1, M0 Instruction Set

  • Thumb-2 instruction set
  • Data processing instructions
  • Branch and control flow instructions, subroutines
  • Branch table, if ... then conditional blocks
  • Data access instructions
  • Assembler directives

Exception and Interrupt Handling

  • Exception model
  • Reset, NMI, faults, SysTick, debug, supervisor calls, external interrupts
  • Tail chaining, late arriving
  • Nested vector interrupt controller (NVIC)
  • Interrupt configuration and status
  • Interrupt prioritization, priority grouping

Reset Modes, Clock Generation, Power Management

  • Clock generation
  • Resets and Cortex™-M reset modes
  • Power management
  • System timer

Memory Interface

  • Bus interfaces for: AMBA 3 Bus, instruction/data memories
  • System interface, external private peripherals

Memory Protection Unit MPU for Embedded Systems

Cache, Tightly Coupled Memory (TCM)

Embedded Core Debugging

  • Core and system debugging
  • JTAG debug port
  • 2-pin single wire debug port
  • Trace port interface unit
  • Embedded trace macrocell

Embedded Software Development

  • Adjustment of library routines to hardware (retargeting)
  • Placing code and data in memory (scatter loading)
  • Linker description files
  • Processor start-up, start-up file
  • Tools: ARM, IAR, GNU

Efficient C-Programming for Cortex Architectures

  • Compiler optimization, compiler options
  • Interface C - Assembler
  • Programming guidelines for Cortex compilers
  • Optimized utilization of local and global data
  • Tools: ARM, IAR, GNU

Hardware-near C-Programming According to CMSIS

  • Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS)
  • Software architecture for embedded systems
  • Structured description of peripherals
  • Access to peripherals in C
  • C statements and their execution in Assembler

Floating Point Unit, Digital Signal Processing

Practical Exercises with IAR Workbench, Atmel Studio 6 & ASF or Keil µVision and ARM RealView Tools

  • Exercises - key elements of the Cortex™-M4, M3, M1, M0 architecture
  • All programs are tested on a Cortex-M based evaluation board
  • Cortex™-M4: Freescale Kinetis ARM Cortex™-M4 microcontrollers
  • Atmel SAM4S EK2 Cortex™-M4 evaluation kit
  • Cortex™-M4: Atmel SAM4S Xplained Cortex™-M4 evaluation kit
  • Cortex™-M3: NXP LPC1700 family
  • STMicroelectronics STM32 family
  • Cortex™-M3: Spansion FM3 family
  • Cortex™-M4: Spansion FM4 family
  • Cortex™-M0: Nuvoton NuMicro™ family
  • Alternative tools can be used on request

EXTRA: Participants get a FREE Atmel SAM4S Xplained Cortex-M4 evaluation kit.


The price includes lunch,

drinks, training documentation and certificate.


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Cortex™-M7, M4, M3, M1, M0: ARM Cortex-M Architecture Training

Content

Cortex™-M (ARMv7-M, ARMv6-M) Processor Architecture

  • Register organization, special purpose register
  • Operation modes (handler/thread, privileged/unprivileged)
  • Main stack, process stack
  • Cortex™-M pipeline concept
  • Cortex™-M memory map, system control block, bit banding

ARM Processor Cores - Overview

  • Cortex™-M, Cortex™-R, Cortex™-A
  • ARM7/9/10/11

Cortex™-M7, M4, M3, M1, M0 Instruction Set

  • Thumb-2 instruction set
  • Data processing instructions
  • Branch and control flow instructions, subroutines
  • Branch table, if ... then conditional blocks
  • Data access instructions
  • Assembler directives

Exception and Interrupt Handling

  • Exception model
  • Reset, NMI, faults, SysTick, debug, supervisor calls, external interrupts
  • Tail chaining, late arriving
  • Nested vector interrupt controller (NVIC)
  • Interrupt configuration and status
  • Interrupt prioritization, priority grouping

Reset Modes, Clock Generation, Power Management

  • Clock generation
  • Resets and Cortex™-M reset modes
  • Power management
  • System timer

Memory Interface

  • Bus interfaces for: AMBA 3 Bus, instruction/data memories
  • System interface, external private peripherals

Memory Protection Unit MPU for Embedded Systems

Cache, Tightly Coupled Memory (TCM)

Embedded Core Debugging

  • Core and system debugging
  • JTAG debug port
  • 2-pin single wire debug port
  • Trace port interface unit
  • Embedded trace macrocell

Embedded Software Development

  • Adjustment of library routines to hardware (retargeting)
  • Placing code and data in memory (scatter loading)
  • Linker description files
  • Processor start-up, start-up file
  • Tools: ARM, IAR, GNU

Efficient C-Programming for Cortex Architectures

  • Compiler optimization, compiler options
  • Interface C - Assembler
  • Programming guidelines for Cortex compilers
  • Optimized utilization of local and global data
  • Tools: ARM, IAR, GNU

Hardware-near C-Programming According to CMSIS

  • Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS)
  • Software architecture for embedded systems
  • Structured description of peripherals
  • Access to peripherals in C
  • C statements and their execution in Assembler

Floating Point Unit, Digital Signal Processing

Practical Exercises with IAR Workbench, Atmel Studio 6 & ASF or Keil µVision and ARM RealView Tools

  • Exercises - key elements of the Cortex™-M4, M3, M1, M0 architecture
  • All programs are tested on a Cortex-M based evaluation board
  • Cortex™-M4: Freescale Kinetis ARM Cortex™-M4 microcontrollers
  • Atmel SAM4S EK2 Cortex™-M4 evaluation kit
  • Cortex™-M4: Atmel SAM4S Xplained Cortex™-M4 evaluation kit
  • Cortex™-M3: NXP LPC1700 family
  • STMicroelectronics STM32 family
  • Cortex™-M3: Spansion FM3 family
  • Cortex™-M4: Spansion FM4 family
  • Cortex™-M0: Nuvoton NuMicro™ family
  • Alternative tools can be used on request

EXTRA: Participants get a FREE Atmel SAM4S Xplained Cortex-M4 evaluation kit.

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