Standard

 

TEL 103 - Digital Devices

Course Description

Introduces students to basic digital-logic circuits. Emphasizes logic gates, signal conversions, and memories; and introduces circuits found in digital computers. Topics include: boolean logic application, arithmetic circuits assembly, signals conversion, memory devices analysis, and use of test equipment.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Boolean Logic Application

Class

3

Arithmetic Circuits Assembly

D. Lab

2

Signals Conversion

P. Lab/O.B.I.

0

Memory Devices Analysis

Credit

4

Use of Test Equipment

 

 

 

Prerequisite/: Corequisite:

TEL 102

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

BOOLEAN LOGIC APPLICATION

6

0

0

Number systems

Define and apply number systems to codes and arithmetic.

 

 

 

 

Perform conversions among hexadecimal/octal/BCD numbering systems.

 

 

 

Boolean algebra

Apply the basic principles of Boolean algebra to digital circuits.

 

 

 

Codes

Describe the function of binary codes.

 

 

 

Combinational logic

Explain how combinational logic is used in digital circuits.

 

 

 

Karnaugh mapping

Define Karnaugh mapping.

 

 

 

ARITHMETIC CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY   

8

6

0

Logic gates

Analyze logic gates.

 

 

 

Truth tables

Construct truth table for logic gates.

 

 

 

Basic arithmetic circuits

Construct arithmetic circuits.

 

 

 

Logic families

Identify, define, and measure characteristics of logic families.

 

 

 

J-K flip flops

Construct and analyze truth tables for J-K flip flops.

 

 

 

Registers

Define and analyze shift registers.

 

 

 

Counters

Define and analyze up- and down-counters.

 

 

 

SIGNALS CONVERSION

6

4

0

Analog to digital

Differentiate between analog and digital signals.

 

 

 

Digital to analog

Perform simple A/D and D/A conversions.

 

 

 

Advantages and disadvantages

Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using digital signal processing.

 

 

 

Encoders and decoders

Explain the operation of encoders and decoders.

 

 

 

MEMORY DEVICES ANALYSIS 

10

6

0

Large memory modules

Analyze memory devices.

 

 

 

Shift register stores

Analyze and construct shift registers.

 

 

 

Multiplexing

Describe the process of multiplexing.

 

 

 

Introduction to digital computers

Demonstrate how digital circuits are used to construct a digital computer.

 

 

 

USE OF TEST EQUIPMENT

0

4

0

VOM and DVM

Logic probes

Logic analyzers

Signature analyzers

Pulse generators

Counters

Set up and operate test equipment for digital devices.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

 

Cannon, D. L. (1978). Understanding digital troubleshooting. Dallas: Texas Instruments.

Friedman, A. D. (1975). Logical design of digital systems. New York: Computer Science Press.

Gothmann, W. H. (1982). Digital electronics: An introduction to theory and practice. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Grob, B. (1988). Basic electronics (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Lemons, W. (1969). Learn electronics through troubleshooting. Indianapolis: H. W. Sams.

Malvino, A. P. (1989). Electronic principles (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

McWhorter, G. (1978). Understanding digital electronics. Dallas: Texas Instruments.

Shrader, R. L. (1985). Electronic communication (5th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Tocci, R. (1988). Digital systems: Principles and applications (4th ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.