Courses & Units

Digital Electronics ENG233

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Digital Electronics
Unit code ENG233
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Andrew Brocklesby

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.

Fees

Domestic

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.

Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG104

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE231

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

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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Textbooks

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