ECTS - Embedded System Design with Field Programmable Gate Arrays

Embedded System Design with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (EE525) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Embedded System Design with Field Programmable Gate Arrays EE525 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 203 Digital Circuits & Systems
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Efe Özbek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives 1. To strengten the skills for finite state machine design 2. Teach how to describe finite state machines with a hardware description language 3. Teach how to describe regular sequential circuits such as counters, shift registers with a hardware description language 4. Teach how to design finite state machines with datapath 5. Teach how to describe design finite state machines with datapath with a hardware description language 6. Teach how to design and code testbenches 7. Introduce simulation tools used for digital circuit simulation 8. Make aware of the issues in comtemporary digital design
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Abel to describe the impact of advanced digital systems in modern life.
  • Abel to design finite state machine from given logical specifications.
  • Abel to write Verilog code describing a synchronous sequential circuits using behavioral design elements.
  • Abel to design finite state machines with datapath in RTL level from given logical specifications.
  • Abel to write Verilog code describing finite state machines with datapath
  • Abel to design and write code for testing sequential circuits.
  • Abel to verify sequential circuits using simulation tools.
  • Abel to synthesize the designs on an FPGA and verify its operation.
  • Abel to design and implement an embedded system using an FPGA prototyping board and associated design tools.
Course Content Language constructs of Verilog, behavioral models of combinational and sequential logic; logic, RTL, and high-level synthesis of combinational and sequential logic; datapath controllers; programmable logic and storage devices, HDL architectures for basic digital processing implementations.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Historical perspective, Digital products and their impact in modern life Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
2 Moore type finite state machine design Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
3 Mealy type finite state machine design. Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
4 Timing of sequential circuits Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
5 Verilog components for description of sequential circuits Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
6 Description of finite state machines with Verilog Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
7 Description of finite state machines with Verilog Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
8 Finite state machines with data path and their description using Verilog Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
9 Finite state machines with data path and their description using Verilog Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
10 Finite state machines with data path and their description using Verilog Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
11 Using I/O Modules of Xilinx Spartan Starter Kit Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
12 Using I/O Modules of Xilinx Spartan Starter Kit Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
13 Using I/O Modules of Xilinx Spartan Starter Kit Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
14 Contemporary issues in digital design Please, review the lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from your text book.
15 Final examination period Review of topics
16 Final examination period Review of topics

Sources

Course Book 1. Pong P. Chu, FPGA Prototyping Using Verilog Examples, Wiley-Interscience, 1st Edition, 2008.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 5 40
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to apply knowledge on Mathematics, Science and Engineering to advanced systems.
2 Implementing long-term research and development studies in major areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications.
4 Graduating researchers active on innovation and entrepreneurship.
5 Ability to report and present research results effectively.
6 Increasing the performance on accessing information resources and on following recent developments in science and technology.
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8 Increasing the performance on effective communications in both Turkish and English.
9 Increasing the performance on project management.
10 Ability to work successfully at project teams in interdisciplinary fields.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 3 3 9
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 118