ECTS - Digital Circuits and Systems

Digital Circuits and Systems (EE203) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Digital Circuits and Systems EE203 3 2 0 4 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Experiment, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kemal Efe ESELLER
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Baran USLU
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to provide fundamental concepts used in the analysis and design of digital circuits and systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Able to analyze and design combinational circuits using tools such as Boolean algebra, Karnaugh map, and etc., arithmetic circuits using half adders, subtractors and full adders, subtractors, synchronous sequential circuits constructed with flip-flops, shift registers and counters, and construct combinational and sequential circuits and verify their operation using logic indicators and oscilloscopes.
Course Content Number systems and codes, Boolean algebra and logic gates, minimization of Boolean functions, combinational circuits, design of combinational circuits using SSI and MSI components, flip-flops, analysis and design of sequential circuits, counters, shift registers, memory elements, programmable logic devices (PLD), design with PLDs. Introduction to

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Number systems, conversion between binary, decimal, octal, hexadecimal systems, negative number representations
2 Boolean algebra, Boolean functions, logic gates, propagation delay, hazards, glitches Read your course notes
3 Canonical and standard forms Lab. Experiment: Construction of simple combinational circuits Read your experiment manual carefully
4 Minimization of Boolean functions, 3 and 4 variable Karnaugh map method, NAND and NOR implementations, don’t care conditions Read the related material from your book
5 Minimization of Boolean functions, 3 and 4 variable Karnaugh map method, NAND and NOR implementations, don’t care conditions Read the related material from your book
6 Binary adder, subtractor, decimal adder, ripple adder
7 Definition of encoders and decoders, cascading decoders, definition of multiplexers and demultiplexers, expanding multiplexers. Combinational Programmable Logic Devices (PAL, PLA, GAL) Lab. Experiment: 4-bit ripple adder, usage of oscilloscope with logic channels, delay measurements Review your lecture notes and read your experiment manual
8 Definition of D-latch, D-flip-flop, JK-flip-flop, T-flip-flop, master-slave configuration. Asynchronous preset and clear inputs. Analysis of synchronous sequential circuits with D-flip-flops. Finding characteristic tables, state tables and state diagrams
9 Definition of D-latch, D-flip-flop, JK-flip-flop, T-flip-flop, master-slave configuration. Asynchronous preset and clear inputs. Analysis of synchronous sequential circuits with D-flip-flops. Finding characteristic tables, state tables and state diagrams Read the related parts from your book
10 Design of synchronous sequential circuits with D-flip-flops
11 Finite state machines and design examples Study on the problems in the book
12 Ripple counter and its disadvantages, synchronous serial and parallel counters, MSI counters, shift registers. Lab. Experiment: Flip-flops and MSI counter circuits Review your course notes
13 Introduction to memory devices: ROM, RAM, CPLDs and FPGAs Read from your book
14 Verilog hardware description language, structural and behavioral description of combinational circuits with Verilog Research the topic on the Internet
15 Final examination period Review of topics
16 Final examination period Review of topics

Sources

Course Book 1. Digital Design, Author: M. Morris Mano, 5th Edition, Pearson
2. Digital Design, Principles and Practices, Author: John F. Wakerly, Pearson International Edition, 4th Edition.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 5
Laboratory 5 15
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 22 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems. X
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose. X
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively. X
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline. X
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
9 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge of the standards utilized in computer engineering applications.
10 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge on sustainable development.
11 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems. X
13 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory 5 1 5
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 3 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 8 8
Total Workload 153