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Digital Systems

Code 8539
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Electrotechnics and Electronics
Entry requirements -
Mode of delivery Face-to-face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Digital circuits: theoretical and practical aspects of analysis and synthesis. Design of systems of small complexity, with SSI and MSI ICs. Approach to the technological aspects of the digital circuits implementation, both on the hardware and software domains.
Intellectual competences: Representation and conversion of numeric and alphanumeric information. Execution of operations in binary arithmetic. Combinational and sequential logic circuit design.
Practical competences: Implementation of low complexity digital circuits. Detection and debugging of hardware faults in digital circuits. Assembly and testing of digital integrated circuits (ICs), configured in functional systems.
Syllabus 1. Codes and Numbering Systems.
1.2. Binary, hexadecimal and octal.
1.3. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Signed Numbers.
1.4. Fixed and floating point.
1.5. BCD codes. Non-numeric codes. Alphanumeric codes.
2. Boolean Algebra.
2.2. Algebra of the circuits. Representation of Boolean functions.
2.3. Design of decision circuits.
3. Technology and manufacturing of digital integrated circuits.
3.2. Logic families. TTL, CMOS, ECL.
4. Basic combinational circuits.
4.2. MSI typical combinational circuits.
5. Basic sequential circuits.
5.2. Latches. Flip-flops.
5.3. Temporal characteristics of latches and flip-flops.
6. MSI sequential circuits.
6.2. Records.
6.3. Counters.
7. Synchronous sequential circuits.
7.2. Analysis of synchronous sequential circuits.
7.3. Synthesis of synchronous sequential circuits.
8. Memory and programmable logic devices.
Main Bibliography Taub, H., Circuitos Digitais e Microprocessadores , McGraw-Hill, 1983.
Wakerly, J.F., Digital Design: Principles and Practices (5/e), Pren. Hall, 2018.
Morris Mano et al., Logic and Computer Design Fundamentals (4/e), Pren. Hall, 2007.
Floyd, T.L., Digital Fundamentals (11/e), Pren. Hall, 2015.
Arroz, G et al., Arquitectura de Computadores: dos Sistemas Digitais aos Microprocessadores (3/e), IST Press, 2014.
Amaral, A.M.R., Eletrónica Digital, Sílabo, 2019.
Morgado Dias, Sistemas Digitais – Princípios e Prática (3/e), FCA, 2012.
Katz, Contemporary Logic Design (2/e), Pren. Hall, 2004.
Peatman, J.B., The Design of Digital Systems, McGraw-Hill, 1972.
Hill, F. J. & Peterson, G. R., Digital Systems: Hardware Organization and Design (3/e), Wiley, 1987.
ANSI/IEEE Std. 91-1984: Graphic Symbols for Logic Functions.
Texas Instruments, The TTL Data Book for Design Engineers.
Folhas de Apoio, Séries de Problemas e Protocolos de Laboratório, U.B.I..
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-02-09

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