Course syllabus

Concurrent Programming

EDAF55, 6 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2018-04-03

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: D3, Pi4-pv
Elective for: BME5-sbh, C4-pv, E4-pv, F4, F4-pv, M4-me
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


Computers are increasingly subcomponents in technical equipment where they must interact with and control external physical processes in real time. The course gives an introduction to how such computer systems work and gives practical experience from programming such systems.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: There will be a written exam which consists of assignments of exploratory nature and programming/design problems. The final grade of the course is based on the results of the written exam. The project aims at giving the students an integrated understanding of the various parts of the course. Detailed information about completing the compulsory parts of the course will be given in the course program.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0117. Name: Written Examination in Concurrent Programming.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written exam.
Code: 0217. Name: Compulsory Course Items.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: For a passing grade, the laboratory work and the project must be completed. Contents: Compulsory laboratory work and a compulsory project.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA698, EDA040, EDAF85

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Patrik Persson,
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