Electronics and Computer Engineering

Digital Circuit Design

Integrated course, 6.00 ECTS


Course content

- Workflow in FPGA and ASIC design - Introduction to hardware description languages - Implementation of basic digital circuits in FPGA - Test bench design - Design for test

Learning outcomes

Graduates - are familiar with the various aspects of electronic hardware development - are able to design, build and test power electronic circuits - are proficient in the fundamentals of analog circuit design - are able to develop digital designs in VHDL

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: - Altium Designer Tutorial - QU, Liu: Wafer-level Chip-scale Packaging - Elison: Thermal Computations for Electronics - Shabany: Thermal Management of Electronics - Mohan: Power Electronics - Horowitz, Hill: The Art of Electronics - Analog Devices: Linear Circuit Design Handbook - Texas Instruments: Noise Analysis in Operational Amplifier Circuits - Boylestad, Nashelsky: Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory - Johnson, Graham: High-Speed Digital Design - Analog-Devices:High Speed Design Technique - Rushton: VHDL for Logic Synthesis - Perry: VHDL - Crouch: Design for Test - Martin, Ho: Digital Integrated Circuit Design - Katz, Borriello: Contemporary Logic Design - Plummer, Deal, Griffin: Silicon VLSI Technology: Fundamentals, Practice, and Modeling Journals: - European Power Electronic Conference - - Xilinx: Xcell journal

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Bachelor’s degree programme

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment