EHB 322E: Digital Electronic Circuits

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Announcements

  • July 2nd To see your grades click here.
  • July 1st Updated Final Exam Rules:
    • Considering the inefficiency of using Zoom, Exam will be held offline (take-home exam). Zoom is not used!
    • Considering that there might be a problem in Ninova system, along with Ninova link final exam will be shared with another link in this web page, and also students can email their exam sheets directly to altunmus@itu.edu.tr, or they can submit to Ninova. For submitting the exams, I suggest Ninova since emails can be filtered or due to size limitations they might be rejected; students take their own risks for such problems.
    • Exam starts at 12:00 on July 2nd.
    • Exam is open-source with the duration of 2,5 hours that includes writing the answers to the answer sheets in a legible way and then uploading them to the system as a single PDF file.
    • Before the exam 10 minutes before at 11:50, I will open a Zoom meeting to have your questions.
  • June 8th Final exam rules are as follows:
    • Exam will be held online (live) for 2-3 hours; your camera and microphone (if needed) should be ON during the exam.
    • Exam will be a classic written exam and same for all sections taking the course.
    • Exam duration to be given to you (between 2-3 hours) includes writing the answers to the answer sheets in a legible way and then uploading them to the system as a single PDF file.
    • In the course of the exam, a student may be asked to take a break from the exam and answer our questions or show us where they are with their cameras, provided that it does not exceed 3 minutes.
    • During the exam, the student should not change or leave the exam location.
  • May 10th The fourth homework has been posted that is due 22/05/2020 (before 16:30).
  • Apr. 26th The third homework has been posted that is due 04/05/2020 (before 16:30).
  • Apr. 11th The second homework has been posted that is due 20/04/2020 (before 16:30).
  • Apr. 5th Due to size limitations in Ninova, we have decided to post all lecture videos under Google Drive. Check google account details in Ninova.
  • Apr. 4th Considering that we have 80+ students, using Zoom for lectures does not seem to feasible; instead we post videos for lectures in Ninova. However, we plan to use Zoom in Ninova for question-answer sessions with up to 20 students. We will make related announcements.
  • Apr. 4th Syllabus and weekly course plan have been updated, please check.
  • Apr. 4th Lecture notes of all weeks have been posted.
  • Mar. 31th Due to Coronavirus, we are transforming to online education. For this purpose we use Ninova with some videos. For the the rest of the class, we only have homeworks and the final exam; no midterm, no quiz. Check announcements here and in Ninova.
  • Feb. 24th The first homework has been posted that is due 09/03/2019 (before the lecture).
  • Feb. 10th As a simulation tool, Spice is required for homeworks. Among different Spice-based programs, LTspice is a good and free choice; you can download it by clicking here.

Syllabus

EHB 322E: Digital Electronic Circuits, CRN: 20991, Mondays 12:30-15:30, Room: 5102 (EEF), Spring 2020.
Instructor

Mustafa Altun

  • Email: altunmus@itu.edu.tr
  • Tel: 02122856635
  • Office hours: 15:00 – 16:30 on Tuesdays in Room:3005, EEF
Teaching Assistant

Sadık İlik

  • Email: iliks@itu.edu.tr
  • Room: 3105 EEF
Grading
  • Quizzes: 5%
    • 1 pop-up quiz (5%) - no prior announcement of quiz dates and times
  • Homeworks: 45%
    • Homework 1 (3.3%)
    • Homework 2 (13.9%)
    • Homework 3 (13.9%)
    • Homework 4 (13.9%)
  • Final Exam: 50%
Reference Books
  • Weste, N., & Harris, D. (20XX). Integrated Circuit Design: International Version: A Circuits and Systems Perspective. Pearson Education,.
  • Rabaey, J. M., Chandrakasan, A. P., & Nikolic, B. (20XX). Digital integrated circuits. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice hall.
  • Uyemura, J. P. (20XX). CMOS logic circuit design. Springer.
  • Kang, S. M., & Leblebici, Y. (20XX). Cmos Digital Integrated Circuits. McGraw-Hill Education.
Policies
  • Homeworks are due at the beginning of class. Late homeworks will be downgraded by 20% for each day passed the due date.
  • Quizzes and exams are in closed-notes and closed-books format.
  • To be eligible of taking the final or the resit exam, your homework average should be at least 25 (out of 100).

Weekly Course Plan

Date
Topic
Week 1, 10/2/2020 Introduction
Week 2, 17/2/2020 Switching theory & devices for digital circuits and inverters
Weeks 3, 24/2/2020 NMOS/CMOS inverters & their static and dynamic behaviors
Weeks 4, 2/3/2020 Optimization of multiple-stage inverters and buffers
Week 5, 9/3/2020 Static and complex logic gates and their area-delay-power performance analysis
Weeks 6, 16/3/2020 HOLIDAY, no class
Week 7, 23/3/2020 HOLIDAY, no class
Week 8, 30/3/2020 HOLIDAY, no class
Weeks 9, 6/4/2020 Recitation with the teaching assistant (Video posted in Ninova)
Week 10, 13/4/2020 Pass transistor logic with Shannon's expansion and performance analysis (Video posted in Ninova)
Week 10, 20/4/2020 Dynamic logic gates, synchronization, and performance analysis (Video posted in Ninova)
Weeks 12, 27/4/2020 Static and dynamic memory elements: D, SR, and JK flip-flops (Video posted in Ninova)
Weeks 13, 4/5/2020 Synchronization and timing analysis of digital circuits having logic and memory elements (Video posted in Ninova)
Week 14, 11/5/2020 Semiconductor memories and gate arrays: RAM's, ROM's, and flash memories (Video posted in Ninova)
Weeks 15, 18/5/2020 Recitation with the teaching assistant (Video posted in Ninova)

Course Materials

Homeworks and Quizzes & Solutions Course Materials Exams
Homework 1 & Solutions Lecture Notes Final Exam
Quiz 1 & Solutions Recitation 1
Homework 2 & Solutions Recitation 2
Homework 3 & Solutions Sample Finals
Homework 4 & Solutions
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