Digital Systems Design - EL673

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
Autumn and Spring 6 15 (7.5) DR L Wang checkmark-circle

Overview

This module looks at the methodology of designing and implementing large digital systems. Students taking this module will learn how to design reliable digital systems using synchronous design techniques, will learn how to design digital systems which are easily testable and will be able to use a range of software tools which synthesize digital systems using VHDL.

Details

This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

Contact hours 36 comprising of:
Lectures 30 hours
Examples classes 2 hours
Workshops 4 hours

Method of assessment

Examination 60%
Coursework 40%

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

Ability to design reliable digital systems using synchronous design techniques
Ability to design digital systems which are easily testable
Ability to use a range of software tools which synthesize digital systems from VHDL
Understanding of the major engineering problems associated with building high speed digital systems and how they are solved

Notes

  1. Credit level 6. Higher level module usually taken in Stage 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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