ELEC290- Digital Logic

This course introduces digital logic and circuits. Topics include continuous and discrete number representations, binary arithmetic, combinational logic (Boolean algebra, truth tables, Karnaugh maps, encoders, decoders, multiplexer), sequential logic (flip-flops, timing diagrams, counters, registers, state machines, memory), integrated circuit issues (operating characteristics, logic voltage levels, propagation delay, fan-out), power dissipation) and programmable logic devices. Digital circuits are implemented and tested utilizing both schematic diagram representation and hardware description language (HDL). Prerequisite: ELEC231, Network Theory I.

Course Objectives

  1. Understanding of  analog and digital representations of numerical values

  2. Representation of numbers with different base (number conversions)

  3. Boolean logic relations using Not-And-Or logic gates

  4. Simplification of logic relations using Boolean Algebra and Karnaugh maps

  5. Conversion of NOT-AND-OR logic relations to NAND-NAND or NOR-NOR logic relations

  6. Integrated circuit issues, and sequential logic.

Student Outcomes

(c) An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes

(e) An ability to function effectively on teams

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