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1 ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design Kartik Mohanram Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Rice University ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design 2 Administrivia ± Turn in HW 0 ± Mailing list havoc ± Downloading notes ± Login: elec326 ± Password: class-notes ± Questions/issues?
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2 ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design 3 ELEC 220 background (lectures 1-7) ± Bits, data types, arithmetic, etc. ± Transistors, MOSFETs, logic gates ± Transistor-level diagrams and circuit schematics ± Logic design with gates, Boolean equivalence ± Adders ± Memory types ± Combinational vs. sequential, latches, flip-flops ± Finite state machines ± Logic simplification, Karnaugh maps ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design 4 Design metrics ± How to evaluate performance of a digital circuit (gate, block, …)? ± Scalability ± Cost ± Speed (delay, operating frequency) ± Power dissipation ± Energy to perform a function ± Reliability
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ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design 5 Understanding technology scaling ± Moore’s law ± If transistor count is an acceptable metric of processing power ± Number of transistors that can be crammed into the same real estate will double every 24 months ± More an industry driver ± Semiconductor technology will double its effectiveness every 18 months ± The key (in some sense) to this is technology scaling ELEC 326: Digital Logic Design 6 A rough timeline – what’s missing? © Intel Corp.
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course ELEC 326 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Rice.

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