13E043OD - Fundamentals of Digital Electronics

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Digital Electronics
Acronym 13E043OD
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition no
The goal To introduce students in phenomena and problems in physical implementation of digital circuits, combinatorial as well as sequential, memories and programmable logic devices. To introduce students principles, construction and application of AD and DA converters.
The outcome Developed ability to understand and apply complex digital and mixed-signal circuits and systems
Contents of lectures Impulse circuits and devices. Statical and dynamical characteristic of ideal and real logical circuits, Transistor realization. CMOS, ECL, TTL and BiCMOS. Comparators and Schmitt triggers. ROM and RAM memories. Programmable logic devices. AD and DA converters. Discretisation by time and amplitude. AD and DA converter realization. Optical encoder. Pulse-width modulation.
Contents of exercises User oriented analysis of statical and dynamical characteristics of real logic circuits.Bi-stable, mono-stable and stable circuits. Standard flip-flops, multi-vibrators, and linear time-base generators. Clock generation, time-out and watch-dog logic. Digital systems example. Power supply in digital systems. galvanic isolation. Opto-couplers.
  1. D. Živković, M. Popović: "Impulse and Digital Electronics" (in Serbian), Akademska misao, Beograd
  2. John F. Wakerly: “Digital Design – Principles and Practices”, Prentice Hall International, 2001
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
2 2 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, theoretical exercises. laboratory exercises
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 50
Seminars 0