EET 168 - Digital Systems I
This course presents topics in hardware and systems as used in the telecommunications industry. Electrical and digital circuits are explored. Binary numbers systems are discussed as applied to telecommunications equipment. Students will explore hardware to the modular level. Students will demonstrate and simulate electrical and digital circuits.
Prerequisite: CST 106 Computers in Technology, MAT 148 Applied Technical Mathematics I
3 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Analyze and solve simple series and parallel circuits.
2. Convert numbers among the binary, decimal, octal, and hexadecimal numbering systems.
3. Explain logic gates, binary codes, difference between parallel and serial, and between synchronous and asynchronous data transmission.
4. Describe the difference between digital and analog quantities.
5. Describe digital computer organization and operation including the CPU, motherboard, memory, primary and secondary storage devices, and peripheral devices.
6. Use the laptop: to save and retrieve files, as an analytical tool, to log onto BlackBoard and download and upload files.
7. Produce a technical report and/or a formal lab report.
8. Work productively as a team when given the specifications for a hardware project.
9. Practice project leadership, interpersonal skills, and problem solving via the planning, organizing, and execution of the project.
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