6.111 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory

As taught in: Fall 2002

A photo of an exposed circuit board sitting in front of a monitor.

Circuit board testing. (Photo courtesy of openphoto.net.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Don Troxel

Prof. James Kirtley

Course Features

Course Description

6.111 consists of lectures and labs on digital logic, flipflops, PALs, counters, timing, synchronization, finite-state machines, and microprogrammed systems. Students are expected to design and implement a final project of their choice: games, music, digital filters, graphics, etc. The course requires extensive use of VHDL for describing and implementing digital logic designs. 6.111 is worth 12 Engineering Design Points.