MIT 6.111 (Spring 2009):
Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory


Course Description: Lectures and labs on digital logic, sequential building blocks, finite-state machines, timing and synchronization, and FPGA-based design prepare students for the design and implementation of a final project of their choice: games, music, digital filters, wireless communications, video, or graphics. Extensive use of Verilog for describing and implementing digital logic designs on a state-of-the-art FPGA. Students engage in extensive written and oral communication exercises. 12 Engineering Design Points. Prereq: 6.002, 6.071, or 16.004 Units: 3-7-2

Lecture: MWF1 (MW: 32-144, F: 32-141) Recitations: F1 (Rec1: 36-112, Rec2: 36-144 ; Either lecture or recitations will be held on Fridays at 1PM
Lecturer: Akintunde (Tayo) Akinwande (akinwand AT, 39-553, 8-7974)
Writing Program Lecturers: Don Unger (donunger AT, Mary Caulfield (mcaulf AT, Ben Miller (bjmiller AT
TAs: Christopher Celio (celio AT, Adam Lerer (alerer AT
Technical Instructor: Gim P. Hom (gim AT, 38-644, 4-3373)
LAs: Lance Collins (ljcol25 at, Sam Gross (sgross AT

Recitation Assignments  (requires MIT CA certificate)
Schedules of Lecturer, Teaching Assistants, and Lab Assistants


Class Schedule and Lecture Slides

General Handouts

FPGA Lab Kit and Tutorials


Problem Sets and Solutions

Lab Hours

Final Project Videos

Tutorial Services (HKN)     Tutorial Services (TSR)
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Last updated Feb 28, 2009 by Christopher Celio
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