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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

Course content

In this course you will learn about the design of advanced digital systems. This includes programmable logic circuits, a hardware design language and system-on-chip design (processor, memory and logic on a chip). Lab assignments provide practical experience in how real design can be made.

Learning outcome

After completion of the course you´ll:

  • understand important principles for design and testing of digital systems
  • understand the relationship between behavior and different construction criteria
  • be able to describe advanced digital systems at different levels of detail
  • be able to perform advanced simulation and synthesis of digital systems
  • be able to perform advanced implementation and analysis techniques

Admission to the course

Students at UiO register for courses and exams in Studentweb.

Courses that will provide background in high level programming languages, boolean algebra and combinatorial and sequential circuits, electronics or mechatronics and computer architecture: F. example IN1080 – Mechatronics, IN2060 – Digital Design and Computer Architecture and one beginner course in programming.

Overlapping courses


Up to 4 hours of lectures each week. Compulsory laboratory exercises must be passed before the exam.


4 hours written exam. All mandatory assignments must be passed before the exam.

It will also be counted as one of your three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses: IN3160 - Digital system designINF3430 - Digital systemkonstruksjon (continued)INF4430 - Digital systemkonstruksjon (continued)INF4431 - Digital systemkonstruksjon (continued)

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester. Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Nov. 25, 2020 9:16:20 PM

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