This module provides an overview of modern digital system implementation. It includes an introduction to CMOS circuit design, fabrication technologies, memory technologies, memory interfacing and an introduction to VHDL/Xilinx.
This module appears in the following module collections.
Total contact hours: 58
Private study hours: 92
Total study hours: 150
Method of assessment
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
1. demonstrate the necessary skills to model digital components using VHDL;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the operation of CMOS Digital ICs and Memories;
3. demonstrate the necessary skills to design Memory Address decoder systems;
4. demonstrate an understanding of the operation and implementation of a modern CPU.
Back to top
Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
- ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
- The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
University of Kent makes every effort to ensure that module information is accurate for the relevant academic session and to provide educational services as described. However, courses, services and other matters may be subject to change. Please read our full disclaimer.