Advanced Digital System Design

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Course No: EECE.5500-011; SIS Class Nbr: 1334; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Open Added 3/4/21

Course Description

Design of logic machines. Finite state machines, gate array designs, ALU and 4 bit CPU unit designs, micro-programmed systems. Hardware design of advanced digital circuits using XILINX. Application of probability and statistics for hardware performance, and upgrading hardware systems. Laboratories incorporate specification, top-down design, modeling, implementation and testing of actual advanced digital design systems hardware. Laboratories also include simulation of circuits using VHDL before actual hardware implementation and PLDs programming.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: EECE 2650 Logic Design, EECE 3660 Electronics II, EECE 3120 Electronics II Lab, and EECE 3170 Microprocessor Systems Design I, or permission of Instructor.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course
  • Core Codes: VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Martin Margala
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 6:30 PM-9:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jun 28
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual And On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 17 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 21, June 4 and June 18 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 18 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 28 and June 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Wednesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 9 and July 23 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 16 and July 30 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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