Cleveland State University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

EEC 380

Digital Systems

Summer 2001

Description:    Binary number systems, Boolean algebra, combinational logic design principles and practices, sequential logic design principles and practices, memory elements, programmable logic devices (PLDs), logic families.

Objective:       After taking this course the student should be in a position to design a wide variety of digital systems using integrated circuits.  This course provides the necessary prerequisites for EEC 381, which is the digital systems laboratory.

Text:               J. Wakerly, Digital Design: Principles and Practices (Third Edition), Prentice Hall, 2000.

Prereqs:          EEC 313 - Electronics I

Time:              M W Th  4:00 - 5:28

Place:              Stilwell Hall Room 309

Instructor:      Dr. Dan Simon

Phone:  216-687-5407

Midterm Exam     25%

Homework          20%

Final Exam          30%

Homework:     You can work with others on homework, but identical homework assignments will be given a grade of zero.  Homework will be accepted up to one class period late but a 10% deduction will be applied to late homework. Homework should be neat, pages should be stapled, and the problems should be in order. The homework assignments are given at  http://academic.csuohio.edu/simond/courses/eec380/homework.html.

Tests:              Quizzes and Exams will be closed-book and closed-notes.  No makeup quizzes or exams will be allowed without the prior permission of the instructor.

Course Outline

 Week Date Topic Text Chapters and Sections 1 May 21 Introduction, Number Systems 1; 2.1-6 2 May 28 Number Systems, Digital Logic 2.10-11,13; 3.1-2 3 June 4 Boolean Algebra, Combinational Ckts. 4.1-3 4 June 11 Combinational Ckts., PLDs, Decoders, Encoders 5.1-5 5 June 18 Three-State Devices, Multiplexers, Parity Ckts. 5.6-8 6 June 25 Comparators, Bistable Elements 5.9-10; 7.1 7 July 2 Latches, Flip-Flops, State Machines 7.2-3 8 July 9 State Machine Design 7.4-5 9 July 16 Commonly-Used Latches, Flip-Flops, PLDs 8.1-3 10 July 23 Commonly-Used Counters and Shift Registers 8.4-5 11 July 30 VACATION None 12 August 6 Memory 10.1-3

Test Dates

 Test Date Material Quiz 1 June 6 Chapters 1-2 Quiz 2 June 20 Chapters 3-4 Quiz 3 June 27 Sections 5.1-5 Midterm Exam July 9 Chapters 1-5 Quiz 4 July 18 Sections 7.1-3 Quiz 5 July 25 Sections 7.4-5 Quiz 6 August 8 Chapter 8 Final Exam August 9 All

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