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RNEW 1507 - Digital Electronics

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 1Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers fundamental knowledge of digital electronics, Boolean algebra, digital devices, analog to digital conversion and digital to analog conversion. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through problem solving, simulation, and practical projects.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in MATH 0070  or above or completion of MATH 0030  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. A/D & D/A conversion
  2. Arithmetic circuits
  3. Binary, octal, hexadecimal, and decimal number systems used in digital electronics
  4. Counters
  5. Digital Electronics
  6. Digital systems
  7. Encoding, decoding, and displays
  8. Flip-Flops
  9. IC specifications and interfacing
  10. Logic gates and Boolean logic
  11. Memories
  12. Shift Registers
  13. Using logic gates and truth tables

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. design and build basic digital logic decision and interface circuits.
  2. convert between binary, octal, hexadecimal, and decimal number systems.
  3. use a PLD (programmable logic device) to implement a Boolean logic statement.
  4. write Boolean logic statements.
  5. read and interpret truth tables.
  6. design and build basic timing, counter circuits.
  7. draw and read digital logic and schematic diagrams.

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