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ELEC358 Digital Electronic Design

Digital logic circuits. Circuit simulations. Printed circuit board design. Computer interfacing. Field-programmable Gate Arrays including an introduction to the Verilog hardware description language.

This paper provides the student with the theoretical and practical skills required for the analysis, computer simulation and design of basic digital integrated circuits. The paper is an introduction to the study of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) digital circuits. In particular, this paper emphasises the standard design flow consisting of hardware description, simulation and synthesis using the Verilog language for combinational and sequential logic circuits and systems.

Paper title Digital Electronic Design
Paper code ELEC358
Subject Electronics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,176.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
ELEC 353
Recommended Preparation
COMP 150 or COMP 160
Schedule C
Science
Contact
daniel.schumayer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Daniel Schumayer
Dr Harald Schwefel
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the module students are expected to be able to:
  1. Interpret typical code structures provided in a hardware description language
  2. Model, analyse, simulate and design the schematics of simple digital electronic circuits
  3. Recognise different latches, flip-flops and bistable elements
  4. Implement simple combinational circuits (eg buses, comparators, arithmetic-logic units)
  5. Understand sequential circuits (eg counters and shift registers) and use them in simple projects
  6. Advance their skills in identifying, formulating and solving digital-electronics problems

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Wednesday 14:00-17:50 29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40

Digital logic circuits. Circuit simulations. Printed circuit board design. Computer interfacing. Field-programmable Gate Arrays including an introduction to the Verilog hardware description language.

This paper provides the student with the theoretical and practical skills required for the analysis, computer simulation and design of basic digital integrated circuits. The paper is an introduction to the study of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) digital circuits. In particular, this paper emphasises the standard design flow consisting of hardware description, simulation and synthesis using the Verilog language for combinational and sequential logic circuits and systems.

Paper title Digital Electronic Design
Paper code ELEC358
Subject Electronics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
ELEC 353
Recommended Preparation
COMP 150 or COMP 160
Schedule C
Science
Contact
daniel.schumayer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Daniel Schumayer
Dr Harald Schwefel
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the module students are expected to be able to:
  1. Interpret typical code structures provided in a hardware description language
  2. Model, analyse, simulate and design the schematics of simple digital electronic circuits
  3. Recognise different latches, flip-flops and bistable elements
  4. Implement simple combinational circuits (eg buses, comparators, arithmetic-logic units)
  5. Understand sequential circuits (eg counters and shift registers) and use them in simple projects
  6. Advance their skills in identifying, formulating and solving digital-electronics problems

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Wednesday 14:00-17:50 29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40