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Digital Circuits

EET 120

Digital Circuits

EET 120

Course Description

Prerequisite: MTH 107 or H.S. equivalent. Studies fundamental concepts of digital electronics, including the +5 volt TTL family of integrated circuits, digital number systems, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, combinational logic circuits, counters, latches, flip-flops and shift registers. Introduces basic memory concepts and circuits. (30-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate an understanding of digital number systems.

Objectives:

  • Describe the binary, decimal, octal and hexadecimal number systems
  • Convert values from one number system to another
  • Perform mathematical operations in various number systems

Demonstrate an understanding of basic logic gates.

Objectives:

  • List the basic logic gates
  • Draw the symbol for the basic logic gates
  • Write the truth table for the basic logic gates
  • Write the Boolean expression for the basic logic gates
  • Test the operation of basic logic gates

Demonstrate an understanding of Boolean algebra.

Objectives:

  • List the 12 rules of Boolean algebra
  • Convert between truth table, Boolean expression and logic circuit diagram
  • Simplify Boolean expressions using algebraic techniques
  • Simplify Boolean expressions using Karnaugh mapping techniques

Demonstrate an understanding of combinational logic circuits.

Objectives:

  • Describe the operation of basic combinational logic circuits
  • Design combinational logic circuits
  • Fabricate and test combinational logic circuits
  • Troubleshoot combinational logic circuits

Demonstrate an understanding of sequential logic circuits.

Objectives:

  • Describe the operation of basic sequential logic circuits
  • Design sequential logic circuits
  • Fabricate and test sequential logic circuits
  • Troubleshoot sequential logic circuits

Demonstrate an understanding of registers.

Objectives:

  • Describe the operation of registers circuits
  • Draw register circuits
  • Construct and test register circuits
  • Troubleshoot register circuits