Course Syllabus

Schedule (subject to change)

Week

Dates

Topics

Homework/Quiz

Lab

1

1/7-1/11

FETs, CMOS,
(Ch 10.2, notes)

HW#1

1) Butterworth Filter

2

1/14-1/18

Analog Processing, oscillators            
(Ch. 4.1-4.5, 7.1)

1/18:

HW#1 due
QUIZ#1

2) Schmitt Trigger and relaxation oscillator

3

1/23-1/25
(1/21 holiday)

Intro. to Logic
Boolean Algebra
(Ch 10.1)

HW#2

No Lab

4

1/28-2/1

Combination Logic                  
(Ch 10.3)

2/1:

HW#2 due
QUIZ#2

3) Gates and flip-flops

5

2/4-2/8

Sequential Logic Implementation             
(Ch 10.4-10.5)

HW#3

4) Combinatorial Logic

6

2/11-2/15

State Machines
(Ch 10.4, notes)       

2/15:

HW#3 due
QUIZ#3

5) Synchronous Logic

7

2/19-2/21
(2/17 holiday)

Programmable Logic Devices , FPGAs
 (Ch. 11)

HW#4

No lab. 

8

2/25-3/1

ADCs and DACs           
(Ch. 13.1-13.8)

3/1:

HW#4 due
QUIZ#4

6) Introduction to FPGA’s

9

3/4-3/8

Buses and Transmission Lines
(App. H, Ch. 14.6)

HW#5

7) FPGA Lab 2

10

3/11-3/15

Low-Noise Techniques, Review
(Selections from 8.1-8.4)

3/15

HW#5 due

8) FPGA and DAC

 

Course Summary:

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