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Introduction to Microprocessors and Digital Logic (Spring 2011)

Instructor

Hamid R. Alemohammad, PhD

hamidreza.alemohammad@uwaterloo.ca, x33661, DC 2715


Teaching Assistants

1. Mihaela Vlasea, mlvlasea@uwaterloo.ca,DC 2711

2. Steven Tong, stong@engmail.uwaterloo.ca,E3-3180

3. Yan Ma, y22ma@uwaterloo.ca, E5-3018

4. Xixi Zhang, x288zhan@uwaterloo.ca , DC 2714


Course Administration

Grading Policy

1-20% Labs

2-30% Midterm

3-50% Final exam

Textbook

No textbook is required for this course. A course package can be purchased from campus copy in EIT 2022.

Optional textbook

Digital Design
Author: M. M. Mano
Prentice Hall; 4th edition, ISBN: 013198924-3

Course administrative info (PDF)



Lecture Notes (Slides)

  1. Introduction (First Lecture)

  2. Number Systems

  3. Basic Gates

  4. Boolean Algebra and Logic Equations

  5. Combinational Logic

  6. PLC and PLC Programming

  7. Sequential Logic

  8. Sensor and Sensor Technology

  9. Computer and Computer Interfacing

Announcements

  1. Midterm Exam: 15 June 2011, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, E5-3101 & E5-3102

Assignments (Not required to be handed in)

  1. Solve exercises 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 13 from Chapter 1 (Solutions)

  2. Solve exercises 2 and 4 from Chapter 2 (Solutions)

  3. Solve exercises 1, 4, 5, 9, 11, 15 from Chapter 3 (Solutions)

  4. Solve exercises 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13  from Chapter 4 (Solutions)

  5. Solve exercises 1, 2, 7, and 8 from Chapter 5 (Solutions)

  6. Solve exercises 1, 2, 5, and 7 from Chapter 6 (Solutions)

  7. Solve exercise 3 from Chapter 7 (Solutions)

  8. Solve exercises 1, 3, 5, 7 from Chapter 8 (Solutions)


Tutorials

  1. Problems 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, and 12 from Chapter 1 and one extra problem on unsigned arithmetic (Solutions)

  2. Problems 3 and 5 from Chapter 2 (Solutions)

  3. Problem 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 12, and 14 from Chapter 3 (Solutions)

  4. Problems 4, 7, 9 from Chapter 4 (Solutions)

  5. Extra problem on electric circuits and exercises 3, 4, and 5 from Chapter 5 (Solutions)

  6. Problems 6 and 9 from Chapter 5(Solutions)

  7. Problem 10 from Chapter 5 with some modifications/additions (Solutions)

  8. Problems 4 and 6 from Chapter 6 (Solutions)

  9. Problems 1 and 2 from Chapter 7 (Solutions)

  10. Problems 4 and 6 from Chapter 8 (Solutions)


Supplementary Documents

60 Years of The Transistor: 1947-2007

Chip Desing and Assembly Video on YouTube