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									                                     DIGITAL TECHNICS
                                      1 st term, 2010/2011
                                       Course description


Aims and scope

This course will give an overview of the basic concepts and applications of digital technics, from
Boolean algebra to microprocessors. The material covered roughly corresponds to that contained
in the introductory three-semester course of the Hungarian language B.Sc. programme. However
in many respects it will go into deeper depths. The lectures will focus more on the general
concepts of the subject and less on the practical details. In this respect it is presupposed that the
students have already acquired a certain level of hands-on experience in digital electronics.

Topics in focus

Basic concepts of digital technics
Combinational logic design
Synchronous sequential circuits analysis and synthesis
Arithmetic circuits, adders and multipliers
CMOS and VLSI digital circuits

Course contents

1. General introduction. Combinational circuits basic concepts. Review of Boolean algebra and
        of logic functions
2. Minimization, Quine-McCluskey algorithm. Karnaugh map and applications. Race hazards,
        their elimination
3. Digital logic building blocks: encoders, decoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers, comparators,
        etc. Programmable logic devices, PLDs, FGPAs
4. Combinational logic design: case studies
5. Sequential circuits, general concepts. Synchronous and asynchronous operation. Mealy and
        Moore model. Flip-flops
6. Registers, counters, etc. Sequential circuits application examples
7. Sequential logic circuits design: case studies
8. Digital logic circuits I. Basic principles (logic families, inverter). MOS circuits. CMOS logic,
        principles, basic and complex gates, full adder.
9. Digital logic circuits II. Logic circuit generation and families. Bipolar and TTL. High speed
        and advanced logic components. Schottky technology, advanced CMOS. BiCMOS
        circuits. General comparison and evaluation of different logic circuits and technologies
10. Digital logic circuits III. ECL circuits. Trends in MOS circuit developments. Arithmetic
        circuits. Adders, multipliers. Arithmetic logic unit
11. Digital data transmission. Semiconductor memories, advanced memory technologies
12. Microprocessor basics. VLSI digital circuits. Trends in semiconductor digital circuit
        developments

Recommended literature

Arató Péter: Logikai rendszerek tervezése, Tankönyvkiadó, Budapest, 1990, Műegyetemi Kiadó
2004
Gál Tibor: Digitális rendszerek I. és II. Műegyetemi Kiadó, 2003, 51429, 514291
Benesóczky Zoltán: Digitális tervezés funkcionális elemekkel és mikroprocesszorokkal,
Műegyetemi Kiadó, 2002, 55033
Mojzes Imre (szerk.) Mikroelektronika és elektronikai technológia, Műszaki Könyvkiadó,
Budapest, 1995
Web resources

Pődör Bálint: Digital technics (course materials), mti.kvk.bmf.hu
Tóth Mihály: 1. A Revision of Combinational Circuits, 2. Number Systems and Codes (short
version), 3. Number Systems and Codes (long version), 4. Kódolás, 5. Sorrendi hálózatok 1 (flip-
flopok), 6. Sorrendi hálózatok 2 (szinkron szekvenciális hálózatok), szgti.bmf.hu/~mtoth/

Coursework and grading

1 st and 2 nd home assignment: combinational logic problem solving (10 % each in the final
grade).
3 rd home assignment: sequential logic design (30 % in the final grade).
End-of-term test paper (50 % in the final grade).

Schedule of assignments (preliminary)

1 st homework task sheets distributed
(download from the Institute`s homepage)                         14 September
1 st homework solutions submitted                                28 September
2 nd homework task sheets distributed
(download from the Institute`s homepage)                         5 October
2 nd homework solutions submitted                                19 October
3 rd homework (individual) task sheets distributed               19 October
3 rd homework solutions submitted                                9 November
Papers to be corrected/revised returned                          16 November
Revised 3 rd homework papers submitted                           23 November


6 September 2010
                                                          Dr. Bálint Pődör

								
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