# 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