The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electrical circuits acquired in the first year of the course to provide technical competence in digital electronics.
The unit introduces students to the properties and characteristics of digital electronics. Students will gain an understanding of basic digital systems and an understanding of how such systems can form part of larger technical systems.
Fundamental skills will be gained in the analysis and implementation of digital electronic circuits and systems.
Topics covered include:
- Combinational logic.
- Sequential logic
- Microprocessor fundamentals.
The unit prepares students to undertake future studies in Electronic/Communication Engineering.
|Unit name||Digital Electronics|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
1. Explain the basic characteristics and operation of digital electronic circuits.
2. Draw conclusions regarding digital electronic circuits using Boolean mathematical techniques.
3. Construct, measure and evaluate digital electronic circuits.
4. Solve problems related to the operation, characteristics and implementation of digital circuits.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,798.00||031303|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Three major assessments: 2 lab assignments (designing and constructing a simple digital circuit and produce a report) (15% each), in-semester test (20%) and 2-hour end of semester exam (50%).
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