VEE 135 Digital Electronics I

Course Description: This course provides the students with the basic concepts of logic gates and digital circuits. Topics include digital switches, combinational and sequential logic gates, number systems, Boolean algebra, 555 Timers, and flip-flops.

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ): 1-3 of Electronics and Telecommunication program.
  • Prerequisite Courses: VEE 110
  • A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
    The student will be able to:

    1. Practice safety and occupational health procedures in the workplace.
    2. Use electronics tools and test equipment competently.
    3. Interpret schematic diagrams and waveforms.
    4. B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:
      The student will be able to:

      1. Tell the history and development of digital electronics.
      2. Describe and demonstrate the use digital test equipment and its operating characteristics.
      3. Examine purpose of 555 timer and digital integrated circuits.
      4. Identify and describe the six basic logic gates and combinational circuits in digital electronics.
      5. Recognize the number systems use in digital logic design and its conversion
      6. Identify and describe flip-flop circuits.

      SLO

      PLO1

      PLO2

      PLO3

      1

      I

      D

      M

      2

      I

      D

      M

      3

      I

      D

      M

      4

      I

      D

      M

      5

      I

      D

      M

      6

      I

      D

      M

      I = Introduced
      D = Demonstrated
      M = Mastered

      C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)-SPECIFIC:
      The student will be able to:

      General SLO 1. Tell the history and development of digital electronics.


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      1.1 Enumerate the development in digital electronics

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      1.2 Describe the digital integrated circuits.

      1.3 Identify and describe the function of buffers and inverters

      General SLO 2. Describe and demonstrate the use of digital test equipment and its operating characteristics.


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      2.1 Identify and describe the operation of clock generator

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      2.2 Identify and describe the operation of logic probe

      2.3 Test a digital circuit using clock generator and logic probe.

       

      General SLO 3. Examine the purpose of 555 timer and digital integrated circuits.


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      3.1 Describe 555 timer data sheet.

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      3.2 Identify and describe the purpose and internal configuration of a timer.

      3.3 Differentiate monostable and astable multivibrator timer

      General SLO 4. Identify and describe the six basic logic gates and combinational circuits in digital electronics.


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      4.1 Identify and describe the six basic logic gates.

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      4.2 Identify and describe logic Integrated circuit families.

      4.3 Identify and describe logic gates combination.

      General SLO 5. Recognize the number systems use in digital logic design and its conversion


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      5.1 Describe the purpose of number system.

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      5.2 Differentiate the number system used in digital logic design.

      5.3 Convert and compare a number system to another number system

      General SLO 6. Identify and describe flip-flop circuits.


      Student Learning Outcomes

      Assessment Strategies

      6.1 Define and describe the purpose and characteristics Of a flip-flop

      Quizzes, written test and practical exam.

      6.2 Identify and describe the operation of set and reset(RS) and Clocked RS flip-flop

      6.3 Identify and describe the operation of data (D)-type, inputs (J-K) and Master Slave flip-flop

      D. COURSE CONTENTS

      1. History and development of digital electronics
      2. Digital test equipment
      3. 555 timer and digital IC
      4. Basic logic gates and combinational circuits.
      5. Digital number system and conversion
      6. Flip-flop
      7. E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

        1. Computer Aided Instruction
        2. Practical/Experimentation
        3. Lecture/Demonstration

        F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
        Floyd, T.L. (2010). Digital Fundamentals, 8th edition. USA: Pearson (or most recent edition).
        Toolbox (with digital multimeter and logic probe)

        G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
        Nida Corporation. (2002). Unit IV Digital Circuits. Melborne, FL: Nida Corporation Publishing (or most recent edition).

        H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
        None

        I. EVALUATION
        Student in electronics and telecommunication program must achieve a grade of "C" or better to pass the course.

        J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
        None

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