RAE362 Digital Devices and Systems

Code RAE362
Name Digital Devices and Systems
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Faculty
Academic staff Andis Supe, Mihails Usanovs, Sergejs Vdovins, Armands Pundurs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Pulse signals and their impact on linear electrical circuits. Pulse signals transformer. Digital switches. Logic families, their parameters and electrical structures. Limiters. Pulse generators. Analogue and digital comparators. Digital to Analogue and Analogue to Digital Converters. Timers. Computer memories. Computer internal and external interfaces..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Skills to use the right logic families for a specific digital structure design. Skills to use algorithms for various discrete and digital applications practically.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students are able to explain the shape and parameters of digital signals. - Tests.
Students are able to analyse impulse signals in linear circuits. - Labs.
Students are able to analyse digital switches and signal limiters, the operating principles and applications. - Labs.
Students are able to describe DL, RTL, DTL, TTL, I2L, ECL, MOS, CMOS logic families and general parameters of the base elements of the structure. - Tests.
Students are able to describe the design and operating principles of a rectangular-shaped and triangular pulse generator. - Labs.
Students are able to describe the design and operation of the analogue signal comparators and timers. - Labs.
Students are able to describe the digital to analogue and analogue to digital converters, their types and parameters. - Tests.
Students are able to describe the structure of SRAM, DRAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, EEPROM, Flash EPROM. - Tests.
Course prerequisites Logic algebra and its functions (Boolean algebra)

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