6.111 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory

Fall 2002

Circuit board testing.
Circuit board testing. (Photo © openphoto.net.)

Course Highlights

This course site features a full set of lecture notes as well as assignments and supporting documentation for the course's term project and labs. This course has virtually all of its materials online, including quizzes and other materials used by students in the course.

Course Description

6.111 consists of lectures and labs on digital logic, flipflops, PALs, counters, timing, synchronization, finite-state machines, and microprogrammed systems. Students are expected to design and implement a final project of their choice: games, music, digital filters, graphics, etc. The course requires extensive use of VHDL for describing and implementing digital logic designs. 6.111 is worth 12 Engineering Design Points.

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Prof. Don Troxel
Prof. James Kirtley

Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

One session / week
1 hour / session