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# ELT 325 - Digital Electronics

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
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, counters and microprocessors.
Corequisite: ELT 324
Competencies
1. Distinguish BCD and ASCII codes
2. Evaluate timing diagrams
1. Draw timing diagrams
3. Evaluate the operation of basic logic gates
1. Describe logic circuits algebraically
2. Identify gates by their symbols
3. Calculate logic circuit outputs
4. Analyze Truth Tables
1. Draw truth tables
5. Simplify logic circuits using Boolean algebra and Demorgan’s Theorem
1. Describe combinations of gates with Boolean algebra
2. Apply Boolean Theorems
3. Apply DeMorgan’s Theorems
6. Perform arithmetic operations with digital IC?s
1. Perform binary arithmetic
7. Evaluate counter and register theory
1. Explain asynchronous counters
2. Explain synchronous counters
3. Describe shift registers
4. Design circuits with counters and registers
8. Compare the characteristics of various digital circuit families
1. Investigate TTL series characteristics
2. Investigate MOS series characteristics
9. Assess MSI logic circuit theory
1. Evaluate decoders, encoders, and display drivers
2. Design with encoders, decoders, and display drivers
10. Evaluate interfacing concepts
1. Describe the operation and limitations of several types of digital to analog converters
2. Read DAC manufacturer’s spec sheet
3. Describe how a computer utilizes the ADC
11. Evaluate memory devices
1. Use the terminology associated with memory systems