ENGT242 Applied Digital Electronics

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Applied Engineering Technology

I. Course Number and Title
ENGT242 Applied Digital Electronics
II. Number of Credits
4 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
4500 (3000 minutes of lecture and 1500 minutes of laboratory)
IV. Prerequisites
PHYS106 (C or better)
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
This course includes a laboratory component.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This lecture and laboratory course provides a non-calculus overview of applied digital electronics. Topics include: number systems, operations and codes; logic gates; Boolean algebra; combinatorial logic; latches, flip flops, and timers; counters and shift registers; memory and storage; computer concepts; and integrated circuits.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. analyze the theory behind and the applications of basic digital circuit elements;
    2. evaluate these devices through the use of analysis techniques;
    3. construct, measure, and analyze digital circuits;
    4. employ teamwork; and
    5. write scientific laboratory reports.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:

    1. introductory concepts
    2. number systems, operations and codes
    3. logic gates
    4. Boolean algebra
    5. combinatorial logic
    6. latches, flip flops, and timers
    7. counters and shift registers
    8. memory and storage
    9. computer concepts
    10. integrated circuits
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The evaluative tools may include any or all of the following as specified by the individual instructor's syllabus: objective examinations, research reports, collaborative laboratory activities, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, projects, and papers.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor’s format.

Revision/Approval Date: 4/11/2012; New Core 8/2015