ELEC1450 Basic Digital Logic

This course introduces the student to digital electronic circuits. Numbering systems are introduced and a variety of binary codes discussed. Logic family characteristics are discussed. Truth tables, Boolean algebra and Karnaugh Maps are used to analyze, troubleshoot and design digital circuits.




ELEC1250 or equivalent

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Recognize the binary, octal, decimal and hex numbering systems
Perform math and logical operations with the different number systems
Identify logic symbols and circuits
Troubleshoot digital circuits
Construct a logic circuit from a boolean equation and viceversa
Construct Truth Tables and switching circuits for the AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, XOR and XNOR logic gates
Analyze the AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, XOR, XNOR and combination circuits
Discuss ICs and digital logic hardware
Recognize different IC packaging and logic families

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details