Digital Systems

Electronics and Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT

- Pedro Manuel Granchinho de Matos
- Raul Manuel Domingos Monteiro
- Manuel Fernando Martins de Barros

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Analysis of essential concepts of digital logic: numerical coding systems, basic logic gates and Boole's Algebra. Analysis and synthesis of combinatorial and sequential circuits & LSI, MSI and LSI. Introduction and design of programable logic devices and microprocessors.

1) Introduction
2) Boolean logic functions
3) Logic expressions simplifications
4) Digital representation
5) Logic families of integrated circuits
6) Combinatorial logic circuits of medium complexity
7) Basic sequential circuits
8) Synthesis and analysis of sequential circuits
9) Counters, registers and memories.
10) Programmable Logic Devices
11) Introduction to microprocessers

Evaluation Methodology
Written exam (50%)
Homeworks and Labs (40%)
Final project (10%)

Minimum of 50% to each of the evaluation components

- Dias, M. (2013). Sistemas Digitais - Princípio e prática. (Vol. 1). Portugal: FCA Editora de Informática, Lda
- Monteiro, J. e Arroz, G. e Oliveira, A. (2009). Arquitectura de Computadores: dos Sistemas Digitais aos Microprocessadores. (Vol. 1). Portugal: IST - Instituto Superior Técnico
- Tocci, R. e Moss, G. (2009). Digital Systems - Priciples and Applications. (Vol. 1). (pp. 992). Perason - Prentice Hall
- Barros, M. (0). Sebenta e Slides de Sistemas Digitais (PT). Acedido em 24 de setembro de 2015 em

Method of interaction
Lectures, Problem solving classes and Laboratory classes;

Software used in class
Free Tools:
Logisim (
Eagle (
LTSpice (

MultiSim (
Proteus (