Digital Systems

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

Lecturer
- Raul Manuel Domingos Monteiro
- Francisco José Alexandre Nunes
- Ana Carla Vicente Vieira
- Manuel Fernando Martins de Barros

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should learn the key concepts of digital logic: numerical coding systems, basic logic gates and Boole's Algebra and be able to analyse and draw combinatorial circuits and LSI, MSI and LSI sequences. Design of logic programmable devices.

Program
1) Introduction
2) Boolean logic functions
3) Simplifications of logic expressions 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

Evaluation Methodology
Written exam (50%), coursework and final project (50%).

Bibliography
- Arroz, G. e Monteiro, J. e Oliveira, A. (2009). Arquitectura de Computadores: dos Sistemas Digitais aos Microprocessadores. (Vol. 1). http://www.wook.pt/ficha/arquitectura-de-computadores/a/id/190902: IST - Instituto Superior Técnico
- Tocci, R. e Moss, G. (2009). Digital Systems - Priciples and Applications. (Vol. 1). (pp. 992). http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Digital-Systems-Principles-and-Applications-11E/9780135103821.page: Perason - Prentice Hall
- Dias, M. (2013). Sistemas Digitais - Princípio e prática. (Vol. 1). https://www.fca.pt/cgi-bin/fca_main.cgi/?op=2&isbn=978-972-722-700-6: FCA
- Barros, M. (0). Sebenta e Slides de Sistemas Digitais (PT).Acedido em24 de setembro de 2015 em http://www.e-learning.ipt.pt/course/view.php?id=310

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

Software used in class
Free Tools:
Logisim (http://www.cburch.com/logisim)
Eagle (http://www.cadsoftusa.com)
LTSpice (http://www.linear.com/designtools/software/)

Comerciais:
MultiSim (http://www.ni.com/multisim/pt/)
Proteus (http://www.labcenter.com/)