Jul 30, 2020
This is an extremely good course and I learned a lot. Thank you very much sir "Timothy Scherr " and all the people who make this a such a nice one. Also thank you very much "COURSERA" !!!
Nov 5, 2020
This course is very basic level and I encourage all the electronics students must take this course. Thank you Timothy Scherr Sir, he explained all the concepts with detailed explanation.
创建者 Greg H•
Dec 18, 2022
This was a fun class. I learned a lot. There was a good mix of lectures and hands-on. You got a lot of stuff thrown at you in a short period of time. I really got a great intro to FPGAs. A couple of the problems don’t give the learner a good sense of what exactly is needed. I probably overthought a couple. If it is at all possible, use Microsoft Windows rather than Linux. In my opinion, the course instructions should no longer recommend Linux. I spent a couple of work days along the way attempting to get Linux to work and gave up. Linux binaries aren’t provided by the class. The newest version of Quartus doesn’t have Modelsim. Modelsim is a 32-bit executable. You’ll learn that the NIOS II EDS, that you’ll use later, is tightly integrated into an old version of Eclipse that only runs on old versions of Java (that Intel only supports under SUSE 12). All that aside, I really did enjoy the material.
创建者 Khalid J•
Jan 28, 2020
This course is very helpful for FPGA learners, engineers, computer scientists, and hardware geeks. You will find everything you need about FPGA conception and architecture. You will learn about how to use Altera Quartus Prime, how to select the best technology based on your projects and assignments, FPGA design and analysis, and many more techniques that will upgrade your domain skills. But this course is not about programming FPGAs using VHDL or VERILOG. I really liked it and the tutor is amazing. Thanks Coursera for such helpful programs.
创建者 Andy K•
Jun 8, 2020
I thought the class was very useful and I am confident I can select the proper device and design for it in Quartus and Qsys. The quizzes during the videos were very effective in keeping my focus on the video and cementing the ideas. Really good pace and level. Some of the books and the demo boards sugested were not used much or not used at all. It took me to the end of the class to get the hang of submitting and grading assignments. The best online class I have had.
创建者 Filip K•
May 17, 2020
Course is a good introduction.
Knowledge of Boolean algebra is a plus for the first exercises.
The Altera BeMicroMax10 is used as reference in this course.
FPGA dev board is not needed for this course. The suggestion of the Terrasic DE10-lite is a bit misleading, as it's referred to for future courses.
Certain parts of the course are not working as shown in the Quartus II. (bug in 16.1 196 build?)
创建者 Steven K•
Aug 1, 2020
Enjoyed the course and found it useful and challenging. There were a few minor but annoying bugs in the material that should have been fixed long ago, however. Also, it appears as if the forums where students can ask questions are unmonitored, since questions often go unanswered, and the same questions seem to pop up repeatedly.
创建者 Joshua R•
Aug 12, 2019
It was a nice course. But I feel the Designing part could have been taught more slowly so that those who are new to FPGA might understand a little bit better. Regardless, the syllabus was very nice, covering everything. I thank the course instructors also for taking effort to provide such a nice course.
创建者 Jason C•
Feb 4, 2021
This class feels a bit dated in that it doesn't mention Xilinx Zynq. It is also less useful to individuals focused on FPGA platforms other than the Altera platform used in the exercises.
Nevertheless, it is a good class that provides perspective that one might not get elsewhere on the web.
创建者 David G•
Apr 29, 2021
It is a nice course! I did learn lots new things and quizzes and homeworks are properly aligned with the content. Though I don't believe this is an intermediate course, this is more close to an almost beginner course, maybe upgrading it to have more of a challenge would be good :)
创建者 Muhammad S A•
Jun 21, 2020
It was a good one overall as it provided new ways to design and improve on FPGA which is not taught in most undergrad universities. Although, if they made assignments a little engaging and challenging, It will be really good for whoever comes next.
创建者 K S•
Jun 12, 2020
The Course was very good, But Week 3 was only regarding FPGA by various companies. I would rather suggest to limit that two 2 or 3 videos and get some more insights on FPGA in that week. Other than that the course was great. Thank you So much!!
创建者 Artur K•
Aug 21, 2022
Quite a good course, unfortunately, after 5ish years, it's a bit out of date with respect to the tools (course Quartus version 16, current Quartus version 21 - v.16 isn't even available for download anymore on the official website).
创建者 Parker O•
Apr 10, 2021
I think my biggest complaint with this course is need for memorization during the exam. There is a lot of dense information in this course and you will be expected to retain a majority of it to do well on the final.
创建者 Hanming Z•
Apr 8, 2021
Overall pretty good introduction course. The 2nd week survey of products was boring, not particularly useful. The quiz could be better designed to rely less on memorization of what's covered in lecture.
创建者 Ali A•
Nov 8, 2018
The course was great. I learned a lot about FPGA architecture and choosing the right kind of tool for a particular task. The week 2 peer assignment needs a bit of some fixing, but the rest was awesome.
创建者 John S•
Aug 12, 2020
Some procedures through the tutorials in the course are told without explanation, why we use this or why we do that.
But overall this is an amazing course, and I learned a lot from it. Thank you all ❤️
创建者 Karthik P•
Nov 16, 2018
It had been quiet a knowledgeable course with the best aiding CAD tools and elobarate walk-through to work with it. Definitely a good starter into world of FPGA design.
创建者 Mohamed R H•
Jul 22, 2021
Great course for who wants to start FPGA learning. The most effective weeks I have learned from are two and four. I am looking forward to start the second course.
创建者 FARHANA S J•
Jul 5, 2020
Bit harder course, but after finishing it, will surely improve knowledge on FPGA. Have few bugs on graded submission part. Overall great experience.
创建者 Husam k•
Oct 4, 2018
awesome course, hope there would more courses similar to it and if possible it would be great if you provide a step-by-step VHDL programming course
Feb 19, 2019
Very good introduction to fpga design! I regret recommended hardware is not on the market anymore and some recommended lectures are outdated.
创建者 Kaijun F•
Dec 27, 2017
Good course. Could improve by giving a little bit more background information or project goal of the circuits we build in the course.
创建者 Jasper H•
Nov 17, 2017
Good introduction to FPGA design, programmable logic and use of the Quartus II software. Can't wait for the follow-up modules.
创建者 Dylan L•
Jan 12, 2022
Software versions used in the course are no longer available but there are workarounds to this but they are not documented.
创建者 Kyle H•
Nov 28, 2017
Material is introductory, but thorough. Quizzes had some issues, and the 'correct' answers need to be rechecked carefully.
创建者 Arjun A P•
Jul 27, 2020
Found this course very useful. But the explaination of circuits could be improved as it is a beginners course