13S042ODE - Fundamentals of Digital Electronics

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Digital Electronics
Acronym 13S042ODE
Study programme Software Engineering
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 familiarize students with phenomena and problems in the real implementation of combinational and sequential digital circuits, - for students to learn the functioning and application of basic digital and mixed-signal circuits in practical applications, - for students to learn the functioning and application of basic digital and mixed-signal circuits in systems on chip.
The outcome Developed ability to understand and apply complex digital and mixed-signal circuits and systems
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URL to lectures
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 oscillator circuits. Linear time-base generators. Clock generation, time-out and watch-dog logic. Systems on chip examples. Power supply and galvanic isolation. Opto-couplers.
  1. D. Živković, M. Popović: ”Impulsna i digitalna elektronika”, Akademska misao, Beograd
  2. John F. Wakerly: “Digital Design – Principles and Practices”, Prentice Hall International, 2001
  3. Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits, 1st Edition, Anant Agarwal , Jeffrey Lang, Morgan Kaufmann 2005.
  4. The Art of Electronics 3rd Edition, Paul Horowitz, Winfield Hill, Cambridge University Press, 2015
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 30
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 70
Seminars 0