Digital Electronics

Course Syllabus

  • Logic Functions
    • Basic Logic Gates and Truth Tables.
    • Derived Gates.
    • The Comparator.
    • Addition of Binary Numbers
    • Combinational Logic Circuits.
    • TTL and CMOS Logic Gates IC Pin-Connections.
  • Mulitvibrators
    • Transistor as a Switch.
    • Propagation Delay.
    • Clock Signals.
    • S-R Flip-Flops.
    • Clocked S-R Flip-Flops.
    • D Type Flip-Flops.
    • J-K Type Flip-Flops.
    • Master and Slave Flip-Flops.
    • Preset and Clear Inputs.
    • 555-Timer.
  • Logic Families
    • Type of Logic Families.
    • Transistor Logic.
    • Wired OR Networks.
    • Sinking and Sourcing.
    • Schottky TTL.
    • Complementary MOS Logic.
  • Boolean Algebra
    • Basic Rules of Boolean Algebra.
    • Theorems of Boolean Algebra.
    • Applications of Boolean Algebra.
    • Simplifying Logic Circuits.
  • Registers and Counters
    • Storage Registers PIPO.
    • Shift Registers.
    • Asynchronous or Ripple Through Counters.
    • Synchronous or Gated Counters.
    • Ring Counters.
    • Johnson or Twisted Ring Counters.
  • Interface Circuits
    • Digital to Analogue Converters.
    • Analogue to Digital Converters.
    • Interfacing Analogue and Digital Circuits.
  • Data Handling Circuits
    • Decoders.
    • Encoders.
    • Multiplexers.
    • Parallel to Serial Conversion
    • Demultiplexers.
  • Glossary of Terms

Dates available on request.


  • Understand the operation an application of transistors used as switches and multivibrators in digital circuitry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of counters, ring counters, pulse integrating and rate measuring circuitry.
  • Understand the application of discrete components and integrated circuits, logic gates, positive and negative logic and the development of logic control circuitry.
  • Describe the specification requirements for a digitally controlled process system and the creation of a flow chart.

Course Content

To provide a working knowledge of switching devices, digital electronics, logic operation, flow charts and task specification.

Suited to those personnel who require training towards multi-discipline engineering and carry out routine fault finding and rectification tasks on digital circuitry.

The course is of five days in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of 8 delegates per course.

Training Aids:
Power Point and information handouts. 





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