Digital Systems and Interfacing
This page is intended for Software Engineering students taking my SE 2DA4 course.
NEW: there will be no office hours the week of Feb 26, 2018.
Office hours: Wednesdays 16:00-16:50 (Term 2).
Midterm: 18:30-20:30pm, Friday Feb 16, 2018. Location: MDCL 1105.
Start of lab periods: Week of Jan 15, 2018.
TA Info: The TAs for 2DA4 this term are: Pavanjot Gill (gillps4 aT mcmaster doT ca), S.Morteza Mirhoseini.N (mirhoses aT mcmaster DoT ca), Sasha Soraine (sorainsm aT mcmaster doT ca), William Tran (tranwt aT mcmaster DoT ca), Dhruv Aggarwal (agarwada aT mcmaster doT ca), Asalat Kamal (kamala6 aT mcmaster doT ca), Sharon Platkin (platkis aT mcmaster doT ca).
SFWR 2DA4 lecture slides, and lab handouts can be found here.
Altera Software: Quartus II
For information on the Altera Quartus II software, programming the board, setting up license manager in the lab, and other frequently asked questions, please check out the FAQ.
The second edition of the text contained tutorials (Appendices B, C, and D) for using the Alterra software that is missing from the third edition. They can be downloaded here.
Altera Hardware: DE2 Boards
The department has more than 40 of these boards for your use in the lab.