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EET 260 - Digital Electronics

Study of number systems, logic gates and families (TTL/CMOS), logic design and simplification techniques, digital black box design, Karnaugh maps, standard circuits such as counters, shift registers and decoders, Boolean algebra, programmable logic, analog to digital interfacing, computer arithmetic, digital data transmission, memories, and microcomputer basics.  Appropriate laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience building and troubleshooting many types of digital circuits.  Electronic circuit simulation software is also used.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  EET 115 Introduction to Digital Electronics, EET 150 Electronic Devices

Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Count and convert numbers between binary, decimal, hexadecimal number systems, and perform binary arithmetic.
2.  Explain the operation of logic gates and their use in combinational logic circuits.
3.  Apply basic laws and rules of Boolean algebra, DeMorgan's theorems, and Karnaugh maps to simplify Boolean expressions and reduce digital logic circuits.
4.  Explain the operation of flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexers, encoders, decoders, and their application in practical digital circuits.
5.  Describe analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion processes and compare different ADC and DAC circuits.
6.  Describe ASCII code and asynchronous serial data communication.
7.  Explain different types of memories and their attributes.
8.  Identify the components and functions of a simple microcomputer.
9.  Demonstrate competency in creating and testing fully functioning logic circuits on a breadboard, and writing technical reports.

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