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You should have a experience in digital design and C programming before taking this course, and also complete the first 3 courses in this series.

Approx. 29 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Create a working FPGA design using Quartus Prime and run it on an evaluation board

  • Understand and practice all aspects of FPGA development, including conception, design, implementation, and debugging.

  • Create in the FPGA a working system on a chip design with Nios II soft processor, RAM and FLASH memory, and several peripherals.

  • Become familiar with the FGPA development flow, particularly in the case of a SoC with software development flow included.

Skills you will gain

Softcore Processor DesignProgrammable Logic Design
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Intermediate Level

You should have a experience in digital design and C programming before taking this course, and also complete the first 3 courses in this series.

Approx. 29 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

Hands on: Altera MAX10 Hardware Setup

9 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 15 min), 3 readings, 8 quizzes
5 videos
Capstone Project: Starting FPGA Design1m
Board Setup and Test1m
Expected Outcomes for Module 15m
Tips for Success3m
3 readings
How to Purchase the DE10-Lite Development Kit10m
Module 1 Project Guide30m
Lab Notebook Template20m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

8 hours to complete

Develop a Mixed Signal System

8 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
2 videos
Target Outcome for Module 22m
1 reading
Module 2 Project Guide1h
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Create a System on a Chip with NIOS II

8 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Target Outcome for Module 33m
1 reading
Module 3 Project Guide1h
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Software for a System on a Chip

5 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
What to Expect from Module 43m
1 reading
Module 4 Project Guide1h
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

About the FPGA Design for Embedded Systems Specialization

FPGA Design for Embedded Systems

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