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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials and 12 hours of laboratory and project work |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||431-328 Digital Systems 3: Circuits and Systems|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:|| |
On completion of this subject, students should have an understanding of some advanced topics in digital system design, taken from the following.
Timing in digital systems - clock distribution, including sources and management of skew; metastability and synchronisation; the effect of loading; synchronous and asynchronous bit level transport, including line coding, scrambling, clock recovery, timing requirements, jitter (sources and effect), jitter filtering and bit stuffing.
Noise in digital systems - signal referencing; grounding; crosstalk; simultaneous switching; power supply distributions and related issues including impedance of parallel planes, loss and damping, impedance control over frequency, decoupling and interaction of lumped and distributed impedances.
Interfacing to the analogue world - sample and hold circuits; techniques for converting between analogue and digital representations of signal; noise analysis and quantisation effects.
|Assessment:||One 3-hour end-of-semester written examination (70%); mid-semester test and/or project report not exceeding 20 pages including appendices, diagrams, tables, graphs and computer output (30%). The relative weighting of test and/or project report will be specified both in the first lecture and on the subject web page at the start of semester.|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) |
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement) Computer
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering)
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