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Introduction to Delays and State Machines

Study the complex operation of state machines, delays and sequential digital circuits in this free online course.

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The free online course on the introduction to delays and state machines teaches you about the operation of delays and models, as well as parameters that affect delays in reality. You will learn about technologies associated with sequential elements and about the operation of state machines, state assignment, and state minimization. Start this course today to improve your understanding of the fundamentals of delays and state machines.
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    4-5 Hours
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Introduction to Delays and State Machines is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the fundamentals of the complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS), as well as the structure of transistors. The course will also introduce you to the terminologies associated with CMOS, as well as the inverters transfer characteristics. Learn about delays, as well as the different models and parameters that affect delays in reality. The application of delays in sequential elements will also be covered.

This fully online course then explains the fundamentals of state machines, as well as the synchronous sequential circuit in relation to its state. You will examine the analysis of Moore's law of the sequential circuit and the course will teach you the always statement in Verilog, as well as how to mix different styles in Verilog. An introduction to finite state machines, the special class of circuits, as well as the sequential logic synthesis also be provided.

Furthermore, this course will help you get familiar with the step-by-step process of solving real-life problems using state machine designs and Moore machines. You will learn about the concepts of state minimization in state machines, as well as computations using the implication table. This free online course will be useful to anyone with an interest in coding, delays and state machines. So, register now and start your next IT learning journey today.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Analyze the complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor(CMOS)
  • Discuss the DC noise margins, resistance and capacitance
  • Explain the notion of delays as well as its models
  • Analyze practical examples and applications of delays
  • Discuss delays in sequential elements as well as its components
  • Discuss the fundamentals of the state machines using the sequential circuits
  • Outline the sequential logic synthesis 
  • Analyze Moore's law and a Moore machine
  • Explain the concepts of state minimization for a state machine
  • Outline the algorithms of the state machine using the implication table
  • Discuss state assignment and associate technologies


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