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l1_15a_6 - Objectives of the course ECE 15A Fundamentals of...

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1 ECE 15A Fundamentals of Logic Design Lecture 1 Malgorzata Marek-Sadowska Electrical and Computer Engineering Department UCSB 2 Objectives of the course Understand how things work, bottom-up Organize our understanding using abstractions Learn systematic approaches to solve problems Introduce tools and concepts for further learning 3 Grading Homework – 70 points 2 Tests – 50 points each Final exam – 110 points 5 Quizzes – 4 points each 4 What is logic design? Basic concepts and tools used to design digital hardware consisting of logic circuits 5 What do the Digital Systems do? Process, transmit and store information Applications: Computing (computers, calculators) Communications (faxes, cell phones) Entertainment (CD players, iPods) Automatic control (space vehicles, missiles) Instrumentation (digital oscilloscope, MRI and CAT scan devices) 6 What is information? Knowledge concerning a particular fact or circumstance Something that cannot be predicted
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