Maricopa Community Colleges  ELE131   19886-19925 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/24/92
ELE131 19886-19925 LEC
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Digital Logic and Circuits
Number systems, binary arithmetic, and Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential logic circuits, and memory elements. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ELE121.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ELE131   19886-19925 Digital Logic and Circuits
1. Describe the fundamentals of digital logic. (I)
2. Make conversions among number systems and perform arithmetic operations in different number systems. (II)
3. Use logic symbols and truth tables to describe basic gates. (III)
4. Describe the various logic families and interfacing considerations between families. (III)
5. Apply laws of Boolean algebra to logic problems. (IV)
6. Use Boolean algebra to simplify combinations of logic gates. (IV)
7. Use Karnaugh maps, DeMorgan's theorems, and rules of Boolean algebra to analyze combinational logic circuits. (V)
8. Implement Boolean expressions using logic gates. (V)
9. Describe, implement, and measure combinational logic circuits incorporating commonly used integrated circuits. ( VI)
10. Explain the functional operation and characteristics of the filp-flop as a logic device. (VII)
11. Describe, implement, and measure sequential logic circuits incorporating commonly used integrated circuits. (VII, VIII, IX)
12. Use timing diagrams to analyze sequential logic circuits. (VII, VIII, IX)
13. Discuss the characteristics of digital memory elements. (X)
14. Apply the scientific method of inquiry and deduction relating to the laws, theories, and axioms of digital logic circuitry to specific laboratory experiments. (Labs)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ELE131   19886-19925 Digital Logic and Circuits
    I. Overview of Digital Logic
        A. Logic levels and pulse waveforms
        B. Elements and functions of digital logic
        C. Levels of digital integrated circuits
        D. Digital testing and troubleshooting instruments
      II. Number Systems and Codes
          A. Decimal and binary numbers
          B. Binary arithmetic
          C. 1's and 2's complements
          D. Number system conversions
          E. Binary coded decimal (BCD) and other digital codes
        III. Logic Gates
            A. The three basic logic gates, And, Or and Not
            B. The Nand and Nor gate
            C. Operating characteristics of logic families
          IV. Boolean Algebra
              A. Rules, laws and DeMorgan's theorem for Boolean algebra
              B. Simplification of Boolean expressions for gate networks
              C. The Karnaugh map
            V. Combinational logic
                A. Analysis and design of combinational logic circuits
                B. The universal property of the Nand and Nor Gate
                C. Pulsed operation and troubleshooting
              VI. Functions of Combinational Logic
                  A. Adders and Comparators
                  B. Encoders, decoders and code converters
                  C. Multiplexers and emultiplexers
                  D. Parity generators/checkers
                VII. Flip-Flops and Other Multivibrators
                    A. Latches and edge-triggered Flip-Flops
                    B. Master-slave Flip-Flops
                    C. Operating charateristics and applications
                    D. One-shots and astable multivibrators
                  VIII. Counters
                      A. Asynchronous counters
                      B. Synchronous counters
                      C. Up/down and cascaded counters
                      D. Counter decoding and applications
                    IX. Shift Registors
                        A. The four basic configurations of shift registers
                        B. Biderectional shift registers
                        C. Shift register counters and applications
                      X. Memories
                          A. Read-only memories (ROM's and PROM's)
                          B. Read/write random access memories (RAM)
                          C. Special memory devices
                          D. Memory applications
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