Module Title:   Digital Electronics

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG5002D

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   PI - Engineering: Telecomms, Electromagnetics etc (MDIS) (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr R A Wyatt-Millington

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To introduce the principles of digital logic and digital system design

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Principles will be introduced in lectures and applied, together with the development of skills, in laboratory and tutorial sessions. Supplementary assessment will be to repair deficiency in Exam or Lab report or both.

 Study Hours: Lectures: 48.00 Directed Study: 106.00 Seminars/Tutorials: 24.00 Other: 0.00 Laboratory/Practical: 20.00 Formal Exams: 2.00 Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Describe the principles of digital signals and operation and system design

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Design basic combinatorial and sequential logic networks

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate systematic problem solving skill.

 001. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Examination - closed book 2.00 50% Description 2 hour examination 002. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Laboratory Report 50% Description Laboratory portfolio (2000 word equivalent) 900. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Examination - closed book 2.00 100% Description Supplementary assessment: 2 hour examination

Outline Syllabus:
Introduction to Logic design: Analogue and digital signals Logic: Boolean Algebra, De Morgan`s theorem, Truth tables, Minterms and Maxterms, Karnaugh maps, minimization. Arithmetic: Numbers in digital systems, vinary addition and adders, 2`s complementary arithmetic. Coding: Binary, BCD, ASCII, Gray code. Storage: Flip-flops, memory and communications, register counters - synchronous and asynchronous operation. Introduction to Sequential Logic Design Stable states and timing diagrams. Technologies: TTL, CMOS. Performance comparison. Programmable devices: Programmable logic, hardware description language. Timing: rise, fall, propagation, set-up and hold times. Hazard cover and glitches. Carry look-ahead arithmetic.
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