Component  Percentage  Date 

Midterms:  40%  TBD: 10/05, 11/14 
Final:  30%  12/14 15:10 
Homework:  30% 
Date  Note 

11/29/17  Hands On Assignment #2 due date is Th 12/07 not 11/30. 
11/20/17  No homework is due Tu 11/21. Next homework is Th 11/30. 
11/08/17  Note: updated schedule. HW08 now due Tu 11/14 and Midterm02 is Th 11/16. 
10/11/17  Updated HW05 is available. 
10/03/17  HW03 solutions reposted to reflect correct number of total points. HW04 solutions reposted to reflect errors in Problem 1 and Problem 5(d) 
09/16/17  Note: homework will now be due at the beginning of class, otherwise it will not be accepted. In addition, you will not get points if your assignment is not stapled together or is messy or unreadable. 
09/14/17  In order to make it more clear what is happening in each lecture, the lecture notes will now be posted in pieces. 
09/06/17  Get involved with student organizations on campus. Find fun things to do, expand your network, and get more out of school. See the linked document for listing of UNLV student organizations in Engineering, contact information, and meeting times [pdf]. 
09/04/17  Full lecture notes for Chapter 1 (v1) are now available [Ch 1 pdf (v1)]. 
08/30/17  The first homework is now posted online as well as lecture notes. This first release (v0) is not for the entire Chapter 1 yet. I suggest you print these for lecture using 4 pages a sheet in landscape mode. 
08/28/17  Welcome to Fall 2017. 
Week  Date  Lecture Topic  Reading  Assignment 

1  08/29 Tu  Digital Design Principles [pdf]  Ch 1.11.4  HW01 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 09/07 
08/31 Th  Number Systems [Ch 1 pdf (v0)]  
2  09/05 Tu  Logic Gates and Truth Tables [Ch 1 pdf (v1)]  Ch 1.5, A.1A.2, A.7 Ch 1.6 
HW02 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 09/14 
09/07 Th  Logic Levels 

3  09/12 Tu  Transistor Design  Ch 1.71.9 Ch 2.12.3.2 
HW03 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 09/21 
09/14 Th  Boolean Equations [Ch 2 lec0000]  
4  09/19 Tu  Boolean Algebra [Ch 2 lec0001]  Ch 2.3.32.3.5  HW04 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 09/28 
09/21 Th  Boolean Simplification [Ch 2 lec0010]  
5  09/26 Tu  Bubble Pushing [Ch 2 lec0011]  Ch 2.42.6  
09/28 Th  TwoLevel Logic  
6  10/03 Tu  Midterm Review [mid 01 review]  HW05 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 10/12 

10/05 Th  Midterm 01  
7  10/10 Tu  Karnaugh Maps [Ch 2 lec0100]  Ch 2.7  Due Th 10/19 
10/12 Th  KMaps [Ch 2 lec0101]  
8  10/17 Tu  QuineMcCluskey Method  Ch 2.8  HW06 [pdf][Hands On][PIN .qsf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 10/26 
10/19 Th  Multiplexers, Decoders 

9  10/24 Tu  Timing: Delay and Hazards [Ch 2 lec0110]  Ch 2.92.10 Ch 3.13.2 
HW07 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 11/02 
10/26 Th  Sequential Logic: Latches and FlipFlops [Ch 3 Seq Elements]  
10  10/31 Tu  Registers 
Ch 3.4  
11/02 Th  Finite State Machines [Ch 3 FSM]  
11  11/07 Tu  FSM  Ch 3.4  HW08 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Tu 11/14 
11/09 Th  FSM Examples [Ch 3 FSM_v2]  
12  11/14 Tu  Midterm Review [mid 02 review]  Ch 3.5  
11/16 Th  Midterm 02  
13  11/21 Tu  Timing Sequential Circuits [Ch 3 Timing]  HW09 [pdf][Hands On] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 11/30 

11/23 Th  Thanksgiving 

14  11/28 Tu  Parallelism [Ch 3 Parallelism]  Ch 3.6  HW10 [pdf] Solutions [pdf] Due Th 12/07 
11/30 Th  Counter Designs [Ch 5 building blocks]  
15  12/05 Tu  QuineMcCluskey [pdf]  Ch 5.4.1  
12/07 Th  Final Review [final review v2]  
16  12/12 Tu  Final 
  
12/14 Th   