Digital Circuits - ELE00025C

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  • Department: Electronic Engineering
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Tony Tew
  • Credit value: 15 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module occurrences

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18 to Summer Term 2017-18

Module aims

Subject content aims:

  • To introduce basic combinational and sequential logic design
  • To introduce programmable logic, memory devices, MSI modules and the design of synchronous and asynchronous systems
  • To introduce digital circuit analysis and design skills

Graduate skills aims:

  • To develop skills in basic numeric and algebraic techniques
  • To instil professional laboratory working practices

Module learning outcomes

Subject content learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Understand the operation of fundamental digital logic circuits in a variety of applications
  • Know when to use such standard logic or programmable logic, ROM or RAM
  • Be able to design simple combinational and sequential logic circuits using formal methods
  • Be able to implement designs on programmable logic
  • Be able to design medium scale digital systems using components from standard families and evaluate the comparative benefits of two or more design solutions
  • Be able to employ timing diagrams in the evaluation and testing of digital systems

Graduate skills learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Be able to state basic technical concepts concisely and accurately
  • Be able to apply a range of commonly­encountered mathematical techniques to given problems
  • Be able to plan and manage their time in a laboratory setting

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Digital Circuits
1.5 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Digital Circuits
1.5 hours 100

Module feedback

Feedback on the examination performance will be provided within six weeks.

Feedback on reports will be provided within six weeks of submission.

Formative feedback is provided in workshops.

Key texts

Notes and readings will be provided in class.



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