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Area/Catalogue
EEET 1026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
151842

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To develop knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of digital logic design and optimisation.

Course content

Evolution of computers and impact on society: different types of computers; essential parts of a computer. Analogue versus digital representation of physical quantities; digital signals.

Language of computers: binary number system; decimal and hexadecimal representations; decimal and binary codes; introduction to binary logic.
Boolean algebra: definitions, theorems and properties; Boolean functions; logic operations, basic logic gates, truth tables; representing Boolean equations using logic gates and vice versa.

Simplification of Boolean functions: algebraic and Karnaugh map methods; NAND and NOR implementations; equivalent gate representations; active logic states; enabling/disabling logic circuits.

Decoders, encoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers and their applications; seven-segment displays and decoders. Unsigned and signed arithmetic; overflow condition; design of arithmetic circuits.

Flip-flops and sequential logic circuits: counters and registers. MSI Logic Circuits and Programmable Logic Devices.

Putting it all together: systematic design and synthesis of digital sub-systems using Computer Aided Design tools.

Textbook(s)

Ronald J. Tocci, Neal S. Widmer and Gregory L. Moss 2011, Digital Systems: Principles and Applications, 11th edition, Pearson Higher Education, USA

Prerequisite(s)

Electrical and Electronic Systems (EEET 1027) or Electrical Circuit Analysis (EEET 1003)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture (introduce principles and concepts) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Lecture (in week 2 only) 2 hours x 1 week
Tutorial (reinforce principles and concepts through problem solving and quiz) 2 hours x 12 weeks
Practical (develop practical skills in contsructing and testing simple logic circuits ) 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks
Workshop (Compulsory attendance at Mawson Lakes Campus) N/A x 3 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment 500 words approx 10% 20 minutes x 5
Practical 2000 words 35% 2 hours per week
Examination N/A 55% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 500 words approx 10% 20 minutes x 5
Practical 2000 words 35% 2 hours per week
Examination N/A 55% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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