PCC/ CCOG / EET

Course Content and Outcome Guide for EET 121

Course Number:
EET 121
Course Title:
Digital Systems 1
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Explores basic digital electronics concepts. Includes number systems, Boolean algebra, logic simplification, and circuit troubleshooting. Includes analysis of digital logic using digital circuit simulations and basic spreadsheet skills. Prerequisites/concurrent: MTH 111, EET 101, and EET 111. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to: 

  1. Use basic electrical digital systems concepts and theorems to analyze circuits. 
  2. Build and simulate electrical digital systems circuits and perform measurements with electronic test equipment.
  3. Solve problems in electronics by applying programmatic thought and using calculators and computer applications designed for data manipulation.  
  4. Write technical reports using collected experiment data. 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment methods are to be determined by the instructor. Typically, in-class quizzes, online quizzes, exams and weekly homework assignments will be used. Laboratory assessment will be by reports and/or practical skills testing.
 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Digital Systems Sequence Overview and Introductory Concepts

  • Number Systems

  • Number Systems and Codes

  • Logic Gates / Boolean Algebra

  • Logic Circuits / Troubleshooting

  • Combinational Logic Simplification

  • Combinational Logic Analysis

  • Error Detection and Correction Codes

  • Digital Arithmetic Operations

  • Compression and Encryption

  • Introduce Memory Circuits

  • Latches/Flip-Flops

  • Special Topics