course descriptioN

PHYS 243 (2-3-3) Digital Electronics

Number system and codes, binary numbers, binary addition, binary subtraction, binary division, 1

^{st}and 2^{nd}complement, decimal to binary conversion, octal, hexadecimal and BCD, logic gates, Boolean algebra, DeMorgan theorems, combinational logic, function of combinational logic, adders, compactors, decoders, encoders, multiplexers, parity generators and checkers, flip-flops, multivibrators, counters and registers, memories, introduction to microprocessors. Theory will be reinforced by experiments done by students in the laboratory.

Prerequisites:PHYS 107.