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FIT1017 - Digital logic

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Not offered in 2007


An introduction to understanding and designing digital circuits. Topics: Binary Number Systems. Boolean Algebra and Logic Gates. Decoders and multiplexers. Unstructured combinational logic. Gate-Level Minimization. Hardware description language. Structured Combinational Logic. N-bit adders. Number system converters. Arithmetic-Logic units. Sequential circutis and their representations. Asynchronous sequential circuits. Latches and Flip-Flops. Synchronous sequential circuits. Registers and Counters. State machines. Simple processors: datapath and control unit. Word-serial multiplication processor. Students will use comercial CAD tools for digital and simulation of digital circuits.


Practical work demonstration and reports, assignments: 50%
Writen examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

One x 2 hr lecture/week, One x 1 hr tutorial/week, One x 3 hr prac/week


CSE1308, CSE2306, CSE1101, CSC2061, CSC1082, CFR1130, COT1130, DGS1111, RDT1111, CSC1082, GCO2812, ECE2701