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Computer Engineering Technology (CMPET)

CMPET 403 Switching Circuit Design (4) Analysis and design of advanced combinational and sequential circuits using IC logic devices and PLD's while promoting the use of software development tools.

CMPET 403 Switching Circuit Design (4)

This course is designed to enhance students' abilities to analyze and design complex digital systems. The course will include the following topics:
1. Review of combinational circuits' analysis and design using, karnaugh maps with up to six variables and Quine-McCluskey method
2. Advanced combinational logic analysis and design with MSI logic circuits
3. Hazard in digital systems
4. Review of analysis and design of synchronous finite state machines (Moore and Mealy methodologies)
5. Synchronous sequential logic design using One-hot finite state machines
6. State reduction for completely and incompletely specified circuits/systems
7. Analysis and design of asynchronous sequential circuits/systems
8. Logic circuit testing and testable design
9. Introduction to Hardware Description Language

This course is a technical elective in the Electrical Engineering Technology BS curriculum and is intended to be taken by students who have completed their first digital systems course requirements. As such, the course integrates materials from the above undergraduate electrical course in addition to related math, engineering, and science courses. No special facilities are required for this course other than laboratories available to the Electrical Engineering Technology Program.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271 orCMPET 117;CMPEN 275 orCMPET 120

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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