6.884 | Spring 2005 | Graduate
Complex Digital Systems

Lecture Notes

The table below contains information on the course’s lectures (L) and tutorials (T). Tutorials 1 and 2 are courtesy of Christopher Batten. Tutorial 3 is courtesy of Michael Pellauer.

Lec # Topics
L1 Introduction (PDF - 1.7 MB)
L2 Digital Design Using Verilog (PDF)
L3 CMOS Technology and Logic Gates (PDF - 2.4 MB)
T1 Verilog Simulation I (PDF)
L4 Wires (PDF - 1.4 MB)
L5 Synthesis (PDF)
T2 Verilog Simulation II (PDF)
L6 Clocking (PDF)
L7 Bluespec I: Motivation (PDF)
L8 Bluespec II: Designing with Rules (PDF)
L9 Bluespec III: Modules and Interfaces (PDF)
L10 Bluespec IV: Rule Scheduling and Synthesis (PDF)
T3 Bluespec (PDF)
L11 Power (PDF)
L12 Bluespec V: Processors (PDF)
L13 Bluespec VI: Modularity and Performance (PDF)
L14 Transaction Level Design and Verification (PDF)
L15 Testing (PDF)