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EE3580: DIGITAL SYSTEMS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

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.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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