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Course Name Digital Systems
Course Code 15EEE302
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Semester 5
Credits Campus: Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Amritapuri
Year Taught 2015
Year Taught 2016
Year Taught 2017
Year Taught 2018


Unit 1

Introduction to Logic Circuits, Logic Families: Variables and functions, inversion, Truth tables, Logic Gates and Networks, Boolean algebra, Synthesis using AND, OR, NOT, NAND and NOR gates, Design Examples, Introduction to Logic families such as ECL, TTL.

Implementation Technology: Transistor Switches, NMOS Logic Gates, CMOS Logic Gates, Negative Logic System, tri-state logic.

Optimized Implementation of Logic Functions: Karnaugh map, Strategy for minimization, Minimization of Product of sums Forms, Incompletely specified Functions, Multiple – output Circuits, A Tabular Method for minimization.

Number Representation and Arithmetic Circuits: Addition of unsigned Numbers, Signed numbers, Fast Adders.

Unit 2

Combinational Circuit Building Blocks: Multiplexers, Decoders, Encoders, Code Converters, Arithmetic Comparison Circuits.

Flip Flops, Registers, Counters: Basic Latch, Gated SR latch, master slave and edge triggered D flip-flops, T flip-flop, JK flip-flop, registers, counters, reset synchronization, other types of counters, Simple Control for MCB.

Synchronous Sequential Circuits: Basic Design Steps, State Assignment Problem, Mealy state Model, Serial Adders Example, State minimization, Sequential Circuit design for drive control.

Unit 3

Asynchronous Sequential Circuits: Asynchronous Behavior, Analysis of Asynchronous circuits.

Text Books

  • Stephen Brown, Zvonko Vranesic, “Fundamentals of Digital logic with Verilog Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Special Indian Edition, 2007.


  • Morris Mano, “Digital Design”, Pearson Education, Third Edition, 2006.
  • Donald D Givone, “Digital Principles and Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2003.
  • Allen Dewey, “Analysis and Design of Digital Systems with VHDL”, PWS Publishing Company, 1999.
  • John F. Wakerly, “Digital Design Principles and Practices”, Pearson Education, Third Edition, 2001.

‘Digital Systems’ is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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