The days section is a table of class meetings. Assigned readings and lecture notes are also included in this table. The topics section is a list of topics. As the semester progresses, topics will be assigned to specific dates.

Date | Topics | Reading | Notes and Aids |
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16 January | Introduction | Chapter 1 |
Class home page Lecture Slides (PDF) |

18 January | Two's Complement Numbers | Sections 2.2, 2.5.4, 2.6, & 2.8 |
Spreadsheet (Excel) Printable, but boring, PDF |

23 January | Other codes | Sections 2.11 to 2.15.2 & 2.16 | PDF outline |

25 January | CMOS gates | Sections 3.1, 3.2, & 3.3 |
Uni Hamburg CMOS Gate Demo Lecture Slides (PDF) |

28 January | Switching algebra | Sections 4.1.1 to 4.1.5 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

30 January | |||

1 February | |||

4 February | Circuit synthesis | Sections 4.1.6 to 4.3.2 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

6 February | Circuit synthesis | Sections 4.3.3 to 4.3.8 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

8 February | |||

11 February | Quine McClusky | Section 4.4 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

13 February | |||

15 February | Hazards | Section 4.5 | |

18 February | ABEL | Section 4.6 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

20 February | VHDL | Section 4.7 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

22 February | |||

25 February | Documentation | Sections 5.1 & 5.2 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

27 February | Quiz 1 | ||

1 March | Instructor out of commission with flu | ||

4 March | Common MSI modules | Sections 5.3 to 5.8 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

6 March | |||

8 March | |||

18 March | Latches and Flip-Flops | Section 7.1 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

20 March | |||

22 March | Circuit analysis | Section 7.2 | |

25 March | Circuit synthesis | Section 7.3 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

27 March | |||

29 March | ABEL and VHDL Sequential Circuits | Section 7.11 and 7.12 | Lecture Directory |

1 April | |||

3 April | Sequential PLD's and Registers | Sections 8.3 to 8.5 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

5 April | Synchronous Design Methodology | Sections 8.7 & 9.2 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

8 April | Lecture Slides (PDF) | ||

10 April | Lecture Slides (PDF) | ||

12 April | VHDL examples | Lecture Notes | |

15 April | ROM & SRAM | Sections 10.1 & 10.3 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

19 April | |||

22 April | Sequential machine design review | ||

24 April | |||

26 April | Quiz 2 | ||

29 April | DRAM | Section 10.4 | Lecture Slides (PDF) |

1 May | FPGA | Sections 10.4 & 10.5 | Lecture Slides |

3 May | Class canceled due to overlapping final in ENGR 314, Solid Mechanics | ||

6 May | Microcontrollers | Readings and lecture Slides | |

8 May | |||

10 May | |||

15 May | Final exam9:00-11:30 am |