ECAD & Architecture Workshops

University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory

Principal organisers: Dr David Greaves (, Dr George Taylor (
Taken by: Part IB


These workshops apply the material lectured in the ECAD and Computer Design courses.

Index of workshops

Number          Title
1 Introduction and Electronic Dice
2 Two Phase Signalling
3 A Mouse Interface
4 Using the ARM Tools
5 Sorting in ARM Assembler
6 A Combined Software/Hardware Lab

Assessed Exercises

Online workshop ticklist

An online list is available.

Executive Summary

All workshops are assessed in the following way:

Official notice about assessed exercises in Part IB

During 2002-03, Part IB candidates are required to undertake each of the following four assessed exercises:

Please see the Head of Department's announcement for Part Ib for further details.

Useful references

Documentation to the boards
Altera website: for MAX+PLUSII Student Edition click on download button and then scroll down list.


George Taylor will be unavailable between 10-Jan-2002 and 17-Jan-2002, during this period it may be possible to contact him via email, but it is suggested you contact Dr David Greaves.