Design techniques for energy efficient and low-power systems


Havinga, Paul Johannes Mattheus (2000) Design techniques for energy efficient and low-power systems. In: Mobile multimedia systems. University of Twente, 2.1-2.52. ISBN 9789036514064

Abstract:Portable systems are being used increasingly. Because these systems are battery powered, reducing energy consumption is vital. In this chapter we give an overview of low-power design and provide a review of techniques to exploit them in the architecture of the system. We focus on: minimising capacitance, avoiding unnecessary and wasteful activity, and reducing voltage and frequency. We review energy reduction techniques with applications in the architecture and design of a hand-held computer including its wireless communication system.
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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