ECTS - Advanced Digital Design with HDL

Advanced Digital Design with HDL (EE425) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Digital Design with HDL EE425 2 2 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 203
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Efe Özbek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Sayısal devrelerin bir donanım tanımlama dili kullanarak nasıl tasarlanıp temsil edilebileceğini ve bir programlanabilir cihaz ile nasıl gerçekleştirilebileceğini öğretmek
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Write Verilog code describing a synchronous sequential circuits using behavioral design elements.
  • Design finite state machines with datapath in RTL level from given logical specifications.
  • Write Verilog code describing finite state machines with datapath.
  • Design and write code for testing sequential circuits.
  • Verify the operation of sequential circuits using simulation tools
  • Synthesize the designs on an FPGA and verify its operation
Course Content Behavioural, dataflow and structural modelling of digital circuits with Verilog HDL. Language constructs of Verilog. Design of finite state machines with data path using Verilog. Introduction to modern CAD tools. Simulation and verification of digital circuits.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to HDLs, Verilog overview: Structural and dataflow representation of combinational circuits with Verilog Review lecture notes.
2 Verilog overview: Behavioral representation of combinational circuits, testbenches, simulation of combinational circuits Review lecture notes.
3 Verilog operators, datatypes Review lecture notes.
4 Representation of number in verilog, bit length adjustment Review lecture notes.
5 Always block, coding guidelines, coding examples Review lecture notes.
6 Coding examples Review lecture notes.
7 Review of finite state machines, design examples Review lecture notes.
8 Timing diagram of finite state machines, ASM chart Review lecture notes.
9 Representation of finite state machines with Verilog Review lecture notes.
10 Finite state machine coding examples Review lecture notes.
11 Finite state machine coding examples Review lecture notes.
12 Verilog representation of regular sequential circuits: Registers, shift registers, counters etc. Review lecture notes.
13 Finite state machine with data path, Verilog representation Review lecture notes.
14 Finite state machine with data path design examples Review lecture notes.
15 Final Examination Review course material
16 Final Examination Review course material


Other Sources 1. FPGA Prototyping Using Verilog Examples, Chu

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 30
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 100
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 2 32
Laboratory 7 2 14
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 6 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 124