Matthew's Office Hours in KEC 1115:

Monday 11 AM - 1 PM

Tuesday 10 AM - Noon


GTA Office Hours in KEC Atrium:

Emanuel (Primarily Lab Software): Tuesday 4 to 6pm
Joshua (Primarily Reading Reports): Thursday 4 to 6pm
Jialin (Primarily Weekly Quizzes): Friday 3 to 5pm


Course Syllabus:


Textbook Resources:

Course Textbook:  Digital Design and Computer Architecture, David Money Harris & Sarah Harris

Chapter 1 Reading Report (Graded as 85%, a B paper):

Chapter 1 Example Problems:

Chapter 1 Reading Report (LaTex Files):

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6 (not used in ECE 271)

Chapter 7 (not used in ECE 271)

Chapter 8 (not used in ECE 271)

Answers to textbook questions (mostly correct)

Mr. Shuman's Extra 271 Notes

Note Source Files (LaTex)



Lab Resources:

Lab Website:

TA Labs and Office Hours, in Dearborn 203:


System Verilog Resources:

Chapter 4 HDL Examples (zip):

Chapter 4 HDL Example (pdf): 

Video Introduction to ModelSim

ModelSim Manual 

ModelSim Command Reference

Course Summary:

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