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ELT 307 - Digital Circuits

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An analysis of those circuits that form basic building blocks for a digital system, including logical gates such as OR, NOR, AND and NAND, storage registers and counters.
Corequisite: ELT 308  
Competencies
  1. Perform conversions between digital number systems
    1. Convert numbers from a binary to decimal system
    2. Perform decimal to binary conversions
    3. Transform octal numbers to binary ones
    4. Change binary numbers to octal ones
    5. Perform Hexadecimal to binary conversions
    6. Execute conversion of decimal numbers to hexadecimal numbers
    7. Convert hexadecimal numbers to octal numbers
    8. Perform octal to hexadecimal conversions
  2. Interpret BCD codes
  3. Perform binary to BCD code conversions
  4. Draw timing diagrams
  5. Read timing diagrams
  6. Evaluate timing diagrams
    1. Explain timing diagrams
    2. Analyze timing diagrams
  7. Explain the operation of basic login gates
    1. Describe logic circuits algebraically
    2. Identify gates by their symbols
  8. Evaluate logic circuit outputs
  9. Draw truth tables
  10. Read truth tables
  11. Describe combinations of gates with Boolean algebra
  12. Simplify logic circuits using Boolean algebra and Karnaugh mapping
  13. Apply Boolean’s and DeMorgan’s Theorems
  14. Convert gates with all NAND and all NOR gates
  15. Perform arithmetic operations with digital IC’s
    1. Perform binary arithmetic
    2. Perform hexadecimal arithmetic
    3. Perform BCD arthimetic
  16. Apply counter and register theory to circuit applications
    1. Evaluate asynchronous counters
    2. Evaluate synchronous counters
    3. Evaluate shift registers
    4. Design circuits with counters and registers
  17. Identify the characteristics of various digital circuit families
    1. Investigate TTL series characteristics
    2. Investigate MOS series characteristics
  18. Apply MSI logic circuit theory to circuit applications
    1. Evaluate decoders, encoders, and display drivers
    2. Design with encoders, decoders, and display drivers



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