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EE3580: DIGITAL SYSTEMS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

Digital systems design principles;
HW implementation of Combinational logic;
Clocked sequential systems and Finite State Machines;
Design, implementation and testing of a synchronous system;
Applications of Digital Systems in communications and robotics.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Raffaelo Secchi

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course teaches the design, analysis and use of digital systems. The core aim of the course is to develop understanding of implementation methods to realise a digital design, and to use practical examples to address real-world problems.
The course covers the following topics:
Digital Systems design principles.
HW implementation of Combinational logic.
Clocked sequential systems and Finite State Machines.
Design, implementation and testing of a synchronous system.
Applications of Digital Systems in communications and robotics.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)
  • Bachelor Of Engineering In Engineering Electronic & Software
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En
  • Master Of Engineering In Electronic & Software Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Contact Teaching Time

53 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • One 3-hour written examination (80%)
  • Continuous assessment (20%)


Resit

  • One 3-hour written examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

The continuous assessment will include two projects.

Feedback

  • Students can receive feedback on their progress within the Course on request at the regular class sessions.
  • Individual feedback on assignment given within two weeks of submission.
  • The continuous assessment will include two projects.

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