EE 231, Digital Electronics

Electrical Engineering Department

New Mexico Tech


Fall Semester, 2009


William Rison, Workman 211, Phone:  835-5486, Email:


Digital Design, 4th Edition, by M. Morris Mano and Michael D. Ciletti, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-198924-3


Class Schedule:

MWF 9:00-9:50, Workman 109

Course Overview:

Design and implementation of digital systems.  Topics include number systems, Boolean logic, logic gates, design of combinational circuits, reduction of combinational circuits, design of synchronous sequential circuits and finite state machines, register transfer logic, and design of complex digital systems.  Synthesis, simulation and implementation of digital systems using the Verilog Hardware Description Language.


Weekly homework (20%), weekly quizzes on Friday (10%), four mid-term exams (12% each), final exam (22%).

Exam Material Tentative Date

Midterm 1:   Chapters 1-2       Sep. 23

Midterm 2:   Chapters 3-4 Oct. 14

Midterm 3:   Chapters 5-6 Nov. 18

Midterm 4:   Chapters 7-8 Dec 7

Final: Comprehensive TBD

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