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1 CSE140: Components and Design Techniques for Digital Systems Introduction Tajana Simunic Rosing
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2 Welcome to CSE 140! Lectures : T/Th 12:30-1:50pm in WLH 2111 Discussion session : F 11-11:50pm CSB 002 Instructor: Tajana Simunic Rosing Email: tajana@ucsd.edu ; please put CSE140 in the subject line Ph. 858 534-4868 Office Hours: W 11:00-12:00pm; Th 11:30-12:30pm, CSE 2118 Instructor’s Assistant: Sheila Manalo Email: shmanalo@ucsd.edu Phone: (858) 534-8873 TA: Mingjing Chen Email: mjchen@cs.ucsd.edu Office hours: TBD Class Website: http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/classes/wi10/cse140/ Grades: http://webct.ucsd.edu
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3 Course Description • Prerequisites: – CSE 20 or Math 15A, and CSE 30. – CSE 140L must be taken concurrently • Objective: – Introduce digital components and system design concepts • Grading – Homeworks (~8): 15% • Lowest grade on the HW will be dropped • HW picked up at beginning of the class, ZERO pts if late – Three exams: #1 – 20%; #2 – 30%; #3 – 35% • No makeup exams; exceptions only for – Documented illness (signed doctor’s statement), death in the family – Take home bonus final exam problem(s) • Due on the day of the final; worth max 1% bonus of the grade Regrade requests: turn in a written request at the end of the class where your work (HW or exam) is returned
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4 Textbook and Recommended Readings Required textbook: – Contemporary Logic Design Recommended textbook: – Digital Design by F. Vahid Lecture slides are derived from the slides designed for both books
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5 Why Study Digital Design? Look “under the hood” of computers – Become a better programmer when aware of hardware resource issues Everyday devices becoming digital – Enables: • Better devices: Better sound recorders, cameras, cars, cell phones, medical devices,. .. • New devices: Video games, PDAs, . .. – Known as “embedded systems” • Thousands of new devices every year • Designers needed: Potential career 1995 Portable music players 1997 Satellites 1999 Cell phones 2001 DVD players Video recorders Musical instruments 2003 Cameras TVs ??? 2005 2007
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6 When Microprocessors Aren’t Good Enough With microprocessors so easy to work with, cheap, and available, why design a digital circuit? – Microprocessor may be too slow – Or too big, power hungry, or costly (a) Micro- processor (Read, Compress, and Store) Memory Image Sensor (b) (c) Sample digital camera task execution times (in seconds) on a microprocessor versus a digital circuit: Read circuit Compress circuit Memory Store circuit Image Sensor Compress circuit Microprocessor (Store) Memory Image Sensor Read circuit Task Microprocessor Custom Digital Circuit Read 5 0.1 Compress 8 0.5 Store 1 0.8 Execution time
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7 What will we learn in this class? The language of logic design
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