CS 362 - Computer Design

Fall 2019

Midterm Exam

  • Tuesday: 10/15/2019
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • LC - A1

Topic List

zyBooks Information

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction to Embedded Systems
    1. What is an embedded system
    2. Basic Components
    3. Timing diagrams
  • Chapter 2 - Combinational Logic
    1. Electronics and digital systems
      • Ohm's Law
      • transistor
      • CMOS
      • nMOS
      • pMOS
    2. Gates
    3. Boolean algebra and equations
    4. Basic circuit drawing conventions
    5. Digital circuit simulator
    6. Timing diagrams
    7. Equations to/from circuits
    8. Sum-of-products form
      • Determining if two equations are the same
    9. Sum-of-minterms form
      • Boolean Properties
      • Sum-of-products form to/from Sum-of-minterms form
      • Determining if two equations are the same or not the same
    10. Truth Tables
      • Determining if two equations are the same or not the same
      • Truth Tables to/from Equations
        • Sum-of-Products form
        • Products-of-Sum form (from lecture: Lec05)
    11. Why study digital design
Arduino Information
  • setup( ) function
  • loop( ) function
  • wiring an LED (including the resistor)
  • Digital Pins
    • initializing for use - pinmode( )
    • setting the value - digitalWrite( )
    • getting the value - digitalRead( )
  • Analog Pins
    • getting the value - analogRead( )
  • power (5V and 3.3V)
  • Ground
  • delay( ) function
  • wiring a switch
  • switch bounce problem
  • code to debounce a switch
  • debugging using Serial.print( )
    • Serial.begin( )

Additional Lecture Information

  • Stages of Team Development
  • Original 4 Stages:
    1. Forming
      • Morale is High
      • Skills/Performance is Low
    2. Storming
      • Morale is Low
      • Skills/Performance is Low
    3. Norming
      • Morale is Low
      • Skills/Performance is High
    4. Performing
      • Morale is High
      • Skills/Performance is High
  • 5th Stage added later
    • Stage 5 - Adjourning
 
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