Principal lecturer: Dr Simon Moore
Taken by: Part IA (50% option), Part IB, Part II (General), Diploma
Past exam questions
All of the lectures are in Arts School A.
- Boolean algebra
- Logic minimisation
- Complexities of logic design
- Flip-flops and latches
- Synchronous state machines
- Further state machines
- Discrete devices
- LSI components and memories
- Programmable logic devices
- Asynchronous state machines
Suggested supervision work has been provided at the end of each
lecture. It is recommended that these questions form the minimum set,
with additional material coming from individual supervisors and past
Lecture handouts are available from Student
Administration in the Computer Laboratory (William Gates Building).
A PDF version of the handouts is available for access within the cam.ac.uk domain.
Lecture 4, slide 6 - the description of the cost of a multi-level
logic ripple carry adder was skimed over. For further details, please
see the PDF additional
handout (cam.ac.uk access only) given out at the start of lecture
Hardware practical classes accompany this course.
You may find the following links helpful: