- Code ENGN3213
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by RS Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Information Technology, Engineering
This course provides an introduction to the analysis and design of digital systems and microprocessors. Key topics follow. Review of combinational logic analysis and design. Analysis and design of synchronous finite state machines and register transfer level systems. Computer-aided design of digital electronic systems using real-world software packages. A detailed introduction to the VERILOG hardware description language. Extensive hardware labs involving the implementation of digital systems in FPGA programmable logic devices. Microprocessor devices, basic architecture principles and instruction sets. Hardware interpretation of instruction execution. Basics of the Assembly language and introductory C programming. Co-design of digital hardware and microprocessor systems. Simple embedded programming applied to the AVR microcontroller architecture.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students should have the skills and knowledge to:
- Explain the fundamental principles of sequential digital circuits and finite state machines.
- Compare and describe the architecture and fundamental concepts of the modern embedded microprocessor systems.
- Synthesise finite state machines using hardware description languages, field programmable gate array boards, and using relevant structural and behavioural design.
- Design an embedded system using C/C++ programming and microprocessor boards.
- Analyse critically, and evaluate the performance of systems against the design requirements.
- Plan, execute and report on a small project working in a group, communicating effectively in written form about their work
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Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
- Quizzes (5%);
- Labs (30%);
- Projects (35%);
- Final Exam (30%)
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Workload2 lectures per week (total 3 hrs) for 4 semester weeks and 1 lecture per week (total 2 hours) for 8 semester weeks; 1x practical labs a week for 7 semester weeks (4x3hr labs and 3x3.5hr labs); 1x1hr tutorial per week for 7 semester weeks; plus an average of 6-8 hours/week on reading, working on online course activities and/or conducting assignment work
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4568||25 Feb 2019||04 Mar 2019||31 Mar 2019||31 May 2019||In Person||N/A|