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EE3580: DIGITAL SYSTEMS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:27


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.

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Science Laboratory during University weeks 26 - 35
  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 26 - 35, 39

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

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
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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