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Unformatted text preview: 1 CSE140: Components and Design Techniques for Digital Systems Introduction Tajana Simunic Rosing 2 Welcome to CSE 140! Instructor: Tajana Simunic Rosing Email: tajana@ucsd.edu ; please put CSE140 in the subject line Office Hours: T 2-3pm; Th 10-11am, CSE 2118 Instructors Assistant: Sheila Manalo Email: shmanalo@ucsd.edu Phone: (858) 534-8873 TA : Mingjing Chen Email : mjchen@cs.ucsd.edu TA : Swathi Karunamurthy Email : skarunam@ucsd.edu Class Website: http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/classes/wi10/cse140/ Grades: http://webct.ucsd.edu 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 (~9): 15% Lowest grade on the HW will be dropped A fraction of problems assigned are graded 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 doctors 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 4 Textbook and Recommended Readings Required textbook: Contemporary Logic Design by R. Katz & G. Borriello Recommended textbook: Digital Design by F. Vahid Lecture slides are derived from the slides designed for both books 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 6 When Microprocessors Arent 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 7 What will we learn in this class?...
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