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)
- 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
Course Learning Goals
- analyze the theory behind and the applications of basic digital circuit elements;
- evaluate these devices through the use of analysis techniques;
- construct, measure, and analyze digital circuits;
- employ teamwork; and
- write scientific laboratory reports.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
The following topics are presented:
- introductory concepts
- 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
- integrated circuits
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsThe 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.
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