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Principal lecturer: Dr George Taylor
Taken by: Part IB

Past exam questions are in several places: [ECAD] [ECADTopics]

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The lecture notes are handed out at the first lecture. Further copies should be available from Lise Gough (

Related workshops

Please see ECAD and Architecture Practical Classes.


Slides 4-5 and slies 4-6 contain a signal "ck" which should be signal "CLK" - the clock input.

Additional examples

Additional examples will appear here as the course progresses.
Counter with NRZsignalling (PDF)
ADC controller circuit from lecture 4 (PDF)
ROBDD example from lecture 6 (PDF) (corrected version)
Quine McCLuskey example from lecture 6 (PDF)

Related external links

EDA Glossary (
Semiconductor Industry Association (
International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (

Examination information

There is just one ECAD question in the Part 1b Tripos.