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EE3580: DIGITAL SYSTEMS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


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 Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Raffaello 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

  • 3 Tutorials during University weeks 25 - 30, 32 - 34, 38 - 39

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Coursework (30%)

Design Report (30%)

Open book exam (40%)

 

Resit

Resit failed components of assessment(s)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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