Course Catalog Description:
14:332:233 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory (1)
Hands-on experiments with digital circuits of increasing complexity from simple gates to state machines.
1. Boolean algebra.
2. Electrical concepts from physics.
3. Basic skills in using multimeters, power supplies, oscilloscopes.
4. General computer skills.
Laboratory manual supplied by the instructor.
The OneKey access from Prentice Hall can be helpful to prepare the laboratory.
To provide practical experience with the implementation of digital circuits. Gives a good basis for studying computer engineering.
A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
1. An ability to operate laboratory equipment.
2. An ability to construct, analyze, and troubleshoot simple combinational and sequential circuits.
3. An ability to design and troubleshoot a simple state machine.
4. An ability to measure and record the experimental data, analyze the results, and prepare a formal laboratory report.
N = none S = Supportive H = highly related
|Outcome||Level||Proficiency assessed by|
|(a) an ability to apply knowledge of Mathematics, science, and engineering||H||Laboratory work and report|
|(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments and interpret data||H||Laboratory work and report|
|(c) an ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability||H||Setting up experiments,performing experiments,and circuit simulations|
|(d) an ability to function as part of a multi-disciplinary team||H||Each experiment done by a team|
|(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve ECE problems||H||Performing laboratory experiments|
|(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility||S||Conducting the experiments and reporting the results|
|(g) an ability to communicate in written and oral form||H||Laboratory reports|
|(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of electrical and computer engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal contex||N|
|(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning||S||Report written at home|
|(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues||N|
|(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for electrical and computer engineering practice||H||Laboratory work and reports|
|Basic disciplines in Electrical Engineering||S||Laboratory instruction|
|Depth in Electrical Engineering||S||Laboratory instruction|
|Basic disciplines in Computer Engineering||H||Laboratory work and reports|
|Depth in Computer Engineering||H||Laboratory work and reports|
|Laboratory equipment and software tools||H||Laboratory work|
|Variety of instruction formats||S||Laboratory instruction, office hour discussions|
- Homework problems are not collected (0%)
- Two midterm exams (30% + 30%)
- Final exam (40%)
Week 1: General introduction to the laboratory.
Week 2 and 3: Introduction to hardware.
Week 4 and 5: Combinational SSI circuits.
Week 6 and 7: Combinational MSI circuits.
Week 8 and 9: Four bit arithmetic circuit.
Week 10 and 11: Sequential Circuits. State machine analysis.
Week 12 and 13: State machine synthesis.
Week 14: Review.
At present time the students are not using a computer. If a simple digital logic design program will become available, the laboratory will be redesigned accordingly.
Moderate design experience in arriving at circuits on which experiments are conducted.
Conducting the circuit simulation and writing the laboratory reports.
(a) College-level mathematics and basic sciences: 0.25 credit hours
(b) Engineering Topics (Science and/or Design): 0.75 credit hours
(c) General Education: 0 credit hours
Total credits: 1