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BL40A1601 Embedded System Design, 6 cr 
Code BL40A1601  Validity 01.08.2013 -
Name Embedded System Design  Abbreviation Embedded System 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Juhamatti Korhonen 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta 
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 1 
Period  3-4 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

D.Sc. (Tech.) Juhamatti Korhonen, post-doctoral researcher


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to program with VHDL hardware design language and design and implement digital systems by using programmable logic circuits.


Circuit design of digital electronics with programmable logic circuits. Principles of digital circuit design, system level synthesis, hardware design languages.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 14 h, exercises, 14 h, 3rd period. Lectures 14 h, exercises, 14 h, assignment, 4th period.
Total workload 156 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, assignment 1 25 %, assignment 2 75 %.

Course Materials 

To be announced in class.


Basics of digital design and digital electronics, basics of programming.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  max 15 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 15 

Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Embedded System Design  COURSE  Juhamatti Korhonen 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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