COMPUTER HARDWARE DESIGN

Section

Professor

Kenneth Shepard

Course Information

Recommended preparation: ELEN E3910 or COMS W3823 and W3824. Practical aspects of computer hardware design through the implementation, simulation, and prototyping of a PDP-8 processor. High-level and assembly languages, I/O, interrupts, datapath and control design, pipelining, busses, memory architecture. Programmable logic and hardware prototyping with FPGAs. Fundamentals of VHDL for register-transfer level design. Testing and validation of hardware. Hands-on use of industry CAD tools for simulation and synthesis.

Department: Electrical Engineering(ELEN)

Subject: Electrical Engineering(ELEN)

School: Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Division: School of Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate

Course ID: 4340