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
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Place: Stilwell Hall Room 309
Instructor: Dr. Dan Simon
Phone: 216-687-5407
Web: http://academic.csuohio.edu/simond/
Grading: Quizzes 25%
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 |
Grading Scale
93–100 |
A |
90–92 |
A minus |
87–89 |
B plus |
83–86 |
B |
80–82 |
B minus |
77–79 |
C plus |
70–76 |
C |
60–69 |
D |
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