EETE2270 - Fundamentals of Digital Electronics
EETE2270 Fundamentals of Digital Electronics 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites EETE2102
Goal To provide students with an understanding of the different digital electronic circuits used in Digital Systems.
ObjectivesOutcomes
The course should enable the student to:

  1. Understand and analyze switching circuits and devices.
  2. Understand the basic operational parameters and characteristics of digital devices.
  3. Know the different digital IC new and old families.
  4. Understand the operation and applications of Schmitt trigger and multivibrator circuits.
  5. Know the conversion circuits used as the interface between analog and digital systems.
A student who satisfactorily completes the course should be able to:

  1. Analyze switching circuits, RC circuits and the exponential form of the signal.
  2. Describe the operation of switching devices, diode circuits & bipolar and MOSFET as a switch circuit.
  3. Describe the input/output voltage and current characteristics of digital devices and the important operational parameters and characteristics of digital devices like fan-out, propagation delay, switching frequency, noise margin, power dissipation and speed-power product. Basic digital terminology including the transfer characteristics, fan out, power dissipation propagation, delay times and noise margins.
  4. Describe the differences between logic families RTL, DTL, TTL, CMOS, NMOS, PMOS, ECL and I2L.
  5. Analyze the operation of Schmitt trigger, monostable, astable and bistable multivibrator circuits.
  6. Describe the applications 555 IC timer in digital system.
  7. Analyze and describe different conversion circuits including A/D and D/A.