8/30 
M 
Course structure, Combinatorial vs Sequential circuits 


9/1 
W 
Representations of digial systems 


9/3 
F 
Boolean algebra 
Read through the end of Section 2.5. 

9/6 
M 
Labor day, No class 


9/8 
W 
Boolean algebra review 
Read through the end of Section 2.8 

9/10 
F 
DeMorgan’s Theorem review/NAND+Nor gates 
Read through the end of Section 2.10 
Homework 1 solution 
9/13 
M 
POS minimization/5var Kmaps/Dont care 
Read 2:11 to 2.14 

9/15 
W 
Quine McCluskey Method 
Read 2.17 

9/17 
F 
Quine McCluskey + Petricks 
Read 2.15, 8.4.1 
Homework 2 solution 
9/20 
M 
Petricks method + Multioutput functions 


9/22 
W 
Multioutput functions + Hazards 


9/24 
F 
Hazards+Multilevel synthesis 
Read 9.6 

9/27 
M 
Multilevel synthesis 

Homework 3 due 
9/29 
W 
Number system 


10/1 
F 
Adders 

Homework 4 solutions 
10/4 
M 
Review 


10/6 
W 
Mid term exam 


10/8 
F 
Adders 


10/11 
M 
Fall break 


10/13 
W 
Multiplexers/Decoders/Buffers 
Read 3.1 through 3.3.3 

10/15 
F 
Encoders 
Read Chapter 4.1 to 4.5 
Homework 5 due 
10/18 
M 
Sequential circuits begin 


10/20 
W 
SR Latch, DLatch 
Read 5.1 through 5.7 

10/22 
F 
DLatch 


10/25 
M 
Registers 
Read 5.8 to 5.11 
Homework 6 due 
10/27 
W 
Sequential synchronous circuits 
Read 6.1 through 6.3. 

10/29 
F 
Sequential circuits cont. 


11/1 
M 
Midterm/Synchronous sequential circuits: parity checker 

Homework 7 due 
11/3 
W 
State reduction 


11/5 
F 
State assignment 


11/8 
M 
State assignment, Video, Notes 


11/10 
W 
Circuit design examples, Video 


11/12 
F 
Review by example 

Homework 8 Homework 8 sol 
11/15 
M 
Mid term exam 

Mid term exam 
11/17 
W 
Project scope / Midterm review 


11/19 
F 
midterm2.v midterm2_tb.v 
IEEE Verilog specification, Thomas and Moorby 2001 

11/22 
M 
cumsum.v cumsum_tb.v cumsum_for.v ticTacToeWin.v ticTacToeWin_tb.v 

Project proposals due 
11/24 
W 
Thanksgiving break 


11/26 
F 
Thanksgiving break 


11/29 
M 
ticTacToeWin.v ticTacToeWin_tb.v ticTacToeToStr.v ticTacToeCore.v ticTacToe_tb.v notes 


12/1 
W 
DE0_TOP.qsf DE0_TOP.v button_debouncer.v asc_to_7seg.v 

Project progress report 1 
12/3 
F 
testtopbroken.v testtop.v 


12/6 
M 
ticTacToeWin.v ticTacToeWin_tb.v ticTacToeCore.v DE0_TOP.qsf DE0_TOP.v ticTacToe_7seg_output.v 


12/8 
W 
ticTacToeVGA.zip Video 


12/10 
F 


Final project report + video demo due 
12/13 
M 
Final exam week 


12/15 
W 
Final exam week 


12/17 
F 
Final exam week 

