Computer Laboratory

Course pages 2017–18

Computer Design

Web Tutor

The first four lectures worth of material are delivered via the Cambridge SystemVerilog Web Tutor. This is prerequisite for the ECAD+Arch practicals.

Course Handout

For parts 1 and 2 of the course, people in Cambridge may download the lecture notes as a PDF. Please observe the copyright notice.

Part 3 is will be made available in due course.

Supervision Exercises

For parts 1 and 2 of the course, the supervision exercises are included in the handout near the back but can also be found here: PDF of the exercises parts 1 and 2

Part 3 supervision exercises will be available in due course.


There are laboratory sessions associated with this course called ECAD+Arch. Sign-up for these at the first Computer Design lecture.

Additional Material

  • The RISC-V instruction set reference manual is available from the RISC-V foundation as a PDF