Neveen Shlayan

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Fall 2018 > Hardware Design-ECE 311

Fall 2018

Course Information: 

Monday, 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM, Room 105 

Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM, Room 101 

Office Hours: Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, or by appointment. 

Course Description:

Development methodologies for signal processing hardware systems: RTL, HDL, synthesis and verification. Special processors including FPGA, multicore, ARM and GPU. ADC and DAC, interchip and intrachip communication, mixed-signal systems, clock and power distribution, loading, sensors and actuators, embedded systems. PCB and surface mount devices. Systems engineering. Course work including projects involving hardware realizations, simulation and emulation, and software tools for system design.


Prerequisite(s): ECE 211, ECE 241, ECE 251 Credit Hours: 3 

Text (required): Digital Design and Computer Architecture, 2nd, Harris.

Grade Distribution: 

Labs                             25% 

Midterm                        25% (October 15)

Final Projects               25%

Final Exam                   25%