Required Textbooks
Behrooz Parhami, Computer Arithmetic: Algorithms and Hardware Design, 2^{nd} Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-19-532848-6.
Jean-Pierre
Deschamps, Gery Jean Antoine Bioul, Gustavo D. Sutter,
Synthesis
of Arithmetic Circuits: FPGA, ASIC and Embedded Systems,
Wiley-Interscience, 2006, ISBN 978-0-471-68783-2.
Recommended Textbooks
Milos D. Ercegovac and Tomas Lang, Digital Arithmetic, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2004.
Isreal Koren, Computer Arithmetic Algorithms, 2nd edition, A. K. Peters, Natick, MA, 2002, ISBN 1-56881-160-8.
Sundar Rajan, Essential VHDL: RTL Synthesis Done Right, S & G Publishing, 1998.
Volnei A. Pedroni, Circuit Design with VHDL, The MIT Press, 2004, ISBN: 0-262-16224-5.
Software Packages Used in This Class
Course Description
Course Outline (subject to possible modifications):
Lecture slides
Lecture 8: Sequential Multipliers
Lecture 7: Tree and Array Multipliers.
Lecture 6: Multioperand addition.
Lecture 5: Conditional-Sum Adder. Parallel Prefix Network Adders.
Lecture 4: Carry-Lookahead & Carry-Select Adders.
Lecture 3: Basic Adders and Counters. Implementation of Adders in FPGAs.
Lecture 2: Number Representation - Part 2
Lecture 1: Number Representation - Part 1
Lecture 0: Objectives, Scope, and Organization of the Course
Posted gradually before a given lecture.
See course web pages from Spring 2008 and Spring 2009 for slides from two previous years.
Project 2 - Option 2
Specification of Project 2 - Option 2
Multi-Cycle Path Tutorial v. 1.0 - 05/03/2010
Project 2 - Option 1
Universal Hash Testbench v. 2.1 - 04/23/2010
Project 1
Materials related to the course projects will be posted gradually over the duration of the course.
See course web pages from Spring 2008 and Spring 2009 for project-related materials from two previous years.
Homework Assignments
Homework 3 - due Tuesday, March 16
Homework 2 - due Tuesday, March 2
Homework 1 - due Tuesday, February 2
Posted gradually about a week before a given assignment is due.
See course web pages from Spring 2008 and Spring 2009 for homework assignments from two previous years.
ECE 645: Spring 2009 (with Dr. Gaj), Spring 2008 (with Dr. Hwang),
ECE 545: Fall 2009 (with Dr. Gaj), Fall 2008 (with Dr. Hwang)
ECE 448: Spring 2010 (with Dr. Gaj), Spring 2009 (with Dr. Gaj)
Practice Exams
DISCLAIMER: The exams from previous years are not representative of the material covered in class this semester, and may include questions you are not required to know solutions to, and omit material covered in the class this year.
Practice Midterm Exam from Spring 2005
Practice Midterm Exam from Spring 2004
Midterm Exam 1 from Spring 2007
Midterm Exam 2 from Spring 2007
Midterm Exam 2 from Spring 2006
Midterm Exam 1 from Spring 2005
Midterm Exam 2 from Spring 2005
Midterm Exam 1 from Spring 2004