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Digital Electronics

Module name (EN): Digital Electronics
Degree programme: Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: DFBI-343
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Ninety-minute written exam
Curricular relevance:
DFBI-343 Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 6, optional course
KI370 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel

[updated 06.03.2017]
Learning outcomes:
Students will acquire an understanding of digital circuits (combinatorial and sequential circuits) and will learn how to analyse and design them. They will become acquainted with the most common technologies used to realize the most important digital functions.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. Basic terminology (analogue and digital quantities)
2. Logic operations
3. Digital circuit design
4. Boolean algebra
5. Digital circuit design (OR/AND normal forms; KV diagrams)
6. Families of circuits
7. Time-dependent binary circuits
7.1......Unclocked flip-flops
7.2......Clocked flip-flops
7.3......Edge-triggered flip-flops
7.4......Characteristic equations
8. Binary coding and number systems
9. Code and logic level converter circuits
10. Counters and frequency dividers
10.1......Asynchronous counters
10.2......Synchronous counters
10.3......Frequency dividers (asynchronous/synchronous)
11. Digital selector and connector circuits
11.1......Data selectors, multiplexers, demultiplexers
11.2......Address decoders
11.3......BUS circuits
12. Registers and memory circuits
12.1......Shift registers
12.2......Memory register (RAM, ROM)
13. Digital-to-analogue converters, analogue-to-digital converters
14. Computing circuits
14.1......Half-adders, full adders
14.2......Subtractor circuits
14.3......Multiplier circuits

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
BEUTH K., BEUTH A., Elektronik Bd. 4 Digitaltechnik, Vogel, 2001
URBANSKI K, WOITOWITZ R., Digitaltechnik. Ein Lehr- und Übungsbuch, Springer, 2000
LIPP M., Grundlagen der Digitaltechnik, Oldenburg, 2002

[updated 13.03.2007]
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