ECTSDigital Circuits and Systems

Digital Circuits and Systems (EE203) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Digital Circuits and Systems EE203 3. Semester 3 2 0 4 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Service Courses Taken From Other Departments
Course Level Lisans
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


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 Accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering; an ability to apply the theoretical and applied knowledge of mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering to model and analyze mechatronics engineering problems. X
2 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems. X
3 An ability to design a complex system, product, component or process to meet the requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; an ability to apply contemporary design methodologies; an ability to implement effective engineering creativity techniques in mechatronics engineering. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include economics, environment, sustainability, producibility, ethics, human health, social and political problems.) X
4 An ability to develop, select and use modern techniques, skills and tools for application of mechatronics engineering and robot technologies; an ability to use information and communications technologies effectively. X
5 An ability to design experiments, perform experiments, collect and analyze data and assess the results for investigated problems on mechatronics engineering and robot technologies. X
6 An ability to work effectively on single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; an ability for individual work; ability to communicate and collaborate/cooperate effectively with other disciplines and scientific/engineering domains or working areas, ability to work with other disciplines. X
7 An ability to express creative and original concepts and ideas effectively in Turkish and English language, oral and written, and technical drawings. X
8 An ability to reach information on different subjects required by the wide spectrum of applications of mechatronics engineering, criticize, assess and improve the knowledge-base; consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning; monitoring the developments on science and technology; awareness on entrepreneurship, innovative and sustainable development and ability for continuous renovation. X
9 Consciousness on professional and ethical responsibility, competency on improving professional consciousness and contributing to the improvement of profession itself. X
10 A knowledge on the applications at business life such as project management, risk management and change management and competency on planning, managing and leadership activities on the development of capabilities of workers who are under his/her responsibility working around a project. X
11 Knowledge about the global, societal and individual effects of mechatronics engineering applications on the human health, environment and security and cultural values and problems of the era; consciousness on these issues; awareness of legal results of engineering solutions. X
12 Competency on defining, analyzing and surveying databases and other sources, proposing solutions based on research work and scientific results and communicate and publish numerical and conceptual solutions. X
13 Consciousness on the environment and social responsibility, competencies on observation, improvement and modify and implementation of projects for the society and social relations and be an individual within the society in such a way that planing, improving or changing the norms with a criticism. 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
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
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