Course handbook

Description

Introduces students to the principles and practices of digital logic design using programmable logic devices and CAD tools. Topics include programmable logic devices and structures, design tools, hardware description language, datapath design, and control-unit design.


Availability2017 Course Timetables2018 Course Timetables

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Use HDL and CAD tools to design digital circuits.

2. Design a single cycle MIPS processor.

3. Understand and design pipelined circuits and processors.


Content

  • Programmable Logic Devices
  • Altera's design tools
  • Computer Architecture and Performances
  • MIPS Instruction Set Architecture
  • Arithmetic for Computers
  • The Processor: Datapath and Control
  • Hardware decription language
  • Project involving the design of an embedded microcontroller

Assumed knowledge

ELEC2700


Assessment items

Project: Assignments

Formal Examination: Formal Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan and UoN Singapore

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term