Course Introduction (Lecture #0) ECE 301 – Digital Electronics
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Course Info • Course #: ECE 301 • Course Name: Digital Electronics • Course Objective: • To analyze and design combinational and sequential logic circuits. • Course website: • http://ece.gmu.edu/~clorie/Spring11/ECE-301/
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Instructor and TA's • Instructor: Craig Lorie • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: (703) 993 – 9616 • Office: Nguyen Engineering Bldg., Rm. 3221 • TA: Aveek Gangopadhyay • Email: email@example.com • TA: Abinash Vaseduvan • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Textbook • Title: Fundamentals of Logic Design • Edition: 6th • Authors: Charles H. Roth Larry L. Kinney
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Office Hours • Instructor: Craig Lorie • TBA • TBA • TA: Aveek Gangopadhyay • TBA • TA: Abinash Vasudevan • TBA
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics The Labs • Labs performed weekly. • A total of eleven labs. • Pre-lab must be completed prior to your lab session. • If you fail to complete the pre-lab you will not be allowed to attend your lab session. • Labs are administered by the TA's.
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Homework • Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis. • Homework is due at the beginning of class on the date specified (generally Thursday). • No late submissions accepted. • You are encouraged to discuss the homework problems with one another. • However, you must submit your own work. • Copying solutions is considered cheating. • Homework is essential to the learning process!
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Exams • Two exams during the semester. • Third exam during finals week. • All exams are closed-book. • No cheat-sheets. • No make-up exams. • In the case of an emergency, see me. • Notify me in advance (whenever possible) if a conflict or problem exists.
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Grading • The final grade will be calculated as follows: • Homework 10% • Exam #1 25% • Exam #2 25% • Exam #3 25% • Lab 15% • The letter grade assignment is described in the syllabus.
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Attendance • Attending class is in your best interest! • I will provide supplemental information to that which is included in the textbook. • I will go over a multitude of examples. • I will answer questions. • However, attendance in lecture is NOT mandatory. • Attendance in Lab IS mandatory.
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ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Please see the class syllabus for more details. (The syllabus can be found on the course webpage) Syllabus
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics Expectations
ECE 301 - Digital Electronics You are expected to: • Attend class (highly recommended). • Spend a minimum of 9 hours each week outside of class learning the material. • Read the text book. • Do the homework. • Attend the lab and complete all of the lab experiments.
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