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6 111 - Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory
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CI M Don Troxel Some slides are derived from slides presented by Leslie C Perelman Feb 28 2001 CI M 6 111 Spring 2004 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory Copyright 2004 by MIT 1 Documentation and Precision Documentation solidifies ideas and procedures For you the designer and others Documentation is a record of the project For further changes For debugging or troubleshooting Sloppy facts and lack of precision can destroy things Confusion over units of measure destroyed a MARS lander NASA designers used metric units newtons per second for thrust Lockheed Martin builders programmed the thrust in pounds per second The craft was about 60 miles 96 km off course and went into oblivion CI M 6 111 Spring 2004 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory Copyright 2004 by MIT 2 6 111 Lab Report Elements of a 6 111 lab report Title Abstract Table of Contents List of Figures and Tables Overview Description Testing and Debugging Conclusions Appendices Read appropriate sections in The Mayfield Handbook This is accessible from the 6 111 web page CI M 6 111 Spring 2004 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory Copyright 2004 by MIT 3 How to Write the Report Write it in stages Title Overview Figures Tables Description Testing and Debugging Conclusion Appendices Lists of Tables and Figures Table of Contents Abstract Note that this is written last CI M 6 111 Spring 2004 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory Copyright 2004 by MIT 4 Report Components Title Entice a reader into going further Don t use Lab 2 or report 1224 Overview Describe z z z purpose What does it do use How does one use it subsystem organization Give briefly the device s a plan or road map for the report Figures Use a template and straight edge or a graphics program Circuit diagrams convey information about design elements making building testing and debugging easier z z z z Information flows in normal reading order Label all signals Show connection points with a dot Omission of a dot implies no connection Do not use



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