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. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
PHYS106 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This 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. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. 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.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    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 Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The evaluative tools may include any or all of the following as specified by the individual instructor’s course format: objective examinations, research reports, collaborative laboratory activities, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, projects, and papers.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor’s format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Revision/Approval Date: 4/11/2012