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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

In this course, the student acquires the ability to design and verify simple digital systems, write software in assembly language, and verify the interaction between hardware and software using simple peripherals.
The software support consists of a tool for digital design and a simulator of a set of instructions of a simple RISC processor.

Course contents

Experimenting the basic principles of digital logic design and computer architectures using software tools and simulators.


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Teaching methods

Each topic will be introduced and followed by practical exercises using the software tools.

Assessment methods

Esame scritto.

Teaching tools

Slides, free software tools.

Office hours

See the website of Giuseppe Tagliavini