Introduction to Digital Electronics

Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT + 5,0 O

Lecturer
- Pedro Daniel Frazão Correia

Prerequisites
Basics of digital systems.

Objectives
- Analyse DC Circuits using the fundamental laws of circuit analysis;
- Become familiar with the semicondutor devices used in analog and digital electronics;
- Design and analyse digital circuits;
- Work with computer-aided design tools for digital cir

Program
I- Analysis of CC circuits
II - Semi-conductor devices:diodes bipolar transistor, MOS transistor.
III - Digital electronics:CMOS circuits; bipolar circuits; logic families; memories
IV- Hardware description languages:VHDL; digital systems design.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test:14 out of 20
Laboratory coursework: 6 out of 20
Continuous assessment:
- Test
- Laboratory coursework
Laboratory component: minimum mark of 9.5/20.
Test: minimum mark of 8.0/20

Bibliography
- Silva, M. (1996). Introdução aos Circuitos Eléctricos e Electrónicos. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Kemmerly, J. e Hayt Jr., W. (1993). Engineering Circuits Analysis. .: McGraw-Hill
- Santos, J. (1997). Análise de Circuitos Eléctricos. .: Minerva
- O. Hamblen, J. (2000). Rapid Prototyping of Digital Systems. (Vol. -). -: Kluwer Academic Publishers

Method of interaction
Lectures, practical classes and laboratory sessions;

Software used in class