1st Edition

Foundation of Digital Electronics and Logic Design

    380 Pages 338 B/W Illustrations
    by Jenny Stanford Publishing

    This book focuses on the basic principles of digital electronics and logic design. It is designed as a textbook for undergraduate students of electronics, electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and information technology. The text covers the syllabi of several Indian and foreign universities. It depicts the comprehensive resources on the recent ideas in the area of digital electronics explored by leading experts from both industry and academia. A good number of diagrams are provided to illustrate the concepts related to digital electronics so that students can easily comprehend the subject. Solved examples within the text explain the concepts discussed and exercises are provided at the end of each chapter.

    Combinational circuits
    Advantages of digital circuits
    Essential characteristics of digital circuits
    Characteristics of an ideal digital logic element
    Definition of truth table and different logic convention
    Number system
    Logic gates and logic circuits
    XOR gate and its application
    Enable inputs
    Realization of inverter using transistor
    Boolean algebra and postulates of Boolean algebra
    De’Morgan’s theorem in dual form
    Simplification of logical expression by using Boolean algebra
    Logical expression in SSOP & SPOS form i.e. in Min and Max term form
    NAND gate as a universal logic gate
    NOR gate as a universal logic gate
    Grey code and binary to Grey code conversion.
    Karnaugh Map method for simplifying logical function
    Completely and incompletely specified logical function
    Minimization of incompletely specified logical function
    Digital arithmetic Half Adder/Half Subtractor
    Full Adder and Full Subtractor circuits
    Addition of two n bit number in different methods
    Combinational and Sequential circuit
    Multiplexers design procedure and applications.
    Demultiplexer its definition and applications
    Decoder its definition, designing with decoder and its applications
    Seven segment display devices
    Decoder driver IC and its function and its cascading for multiple digit display.
    Priority Encoder design, study of octal to priority encoder IC 74148

    Sequential Circuit
    Distinction between combinational and sequential circuits
    Flip-Flops and its definition
    Different types of Flip-Flops and their application.
    Flip flop used as a frequency divider circuit
    Racing problem
    J-K Master slave Flip-Flop
    Counter its definition modulus of counter
    Design of various Synchronous and Asynchronous counters
    Design procedure for Mod – 3 asynchronous counter
    Design procedure for Mod – 5 asynchronous counter
    Design procedure for synchronous counter
    Design procedure for Mod – 5 synchronous counter using D Flip-Flop
    Decoding error in asynchronous, synchronous serial carry and synchronous parallel counter
    Distinction among A.C, SSC and SPC
    Study of Different asynchronous counter chips such as 7490, 7493 etc
    Design of Mod-8 Up/Down synchronous counter using J-K Flip-Flop
    Cascading of counters
    Application of various counter chips such as 74160, 74162, 74192

    Computer Memory
    Needs of Memory
    Classification of Memory
    Secondary Storage Devices
    Cache Memory
    Virtual memory
    Memory devices
    Advantages and disadvantages of system memory devices
    Semiconductor memory devices
    Different types of semiconductor memories( their advantages and disadvantages)
    Memory Organization
    Bit and Byte organized memory
    Different types of ROM.
    Application of ROMs
    Ferrite core memories
    CD-ROM memory its advantages and disadvantages
    ROM by using decoder and gates and diode ROM
    Different Memory chips
    RAM testing on a PC

    Timing Circuits
    555 Timer IC
    Generation of timing waveform using Op-amp
    Registers and type
    Ring counter and Johnson counter
    Multiplexers as a parallel in- serial out register
    Application Register
    Design of a sequence generator
    Error diction and correction codes
    Display devices

    Logic family
    Logic parameters
    Logic family and RTL
    DTL Logic family
    HTL Logic family
    TTL Logic family
    Totem pole output configuration of TTL
    Open Colector output
    Wire AND logic for open collector TTL
    Tristate Logic (TSL)- tristate inverter
    Quad D-typeF/F with Tristated output
    Integrated injection logic
    ECL logic family
    Wired or connection of ECL logic
    MOS logic family
    CMOS logic family
    Comparison among different logic family
    Noise margin and fan out

    Applications and relevant circuit
    Different types of Digital to Analog converter
    Function of 8 bit D/A converter IC DAC0808/DAC1408
    Function of 4 bit Arithmetic and Logic Unit (74181 IC)
    Carry Look Ahead Adder
    A/D converter and sample & hold circuit
    S/H amplifier lC-LF398
    Description of different types of A/D converter
    Microprocessor compatible 8 bit A/D converter IC ADC0809
    Specifications of A/D converter
    Specifications of D/A converter
    Application of counters
    Schmitt tigger circuit using transistor
    Schmitt tigger circuit using Op-amp
    4 bit True/Complement /Zero/One device
    Digital IC’s, its various characteristics and different designation
    Programmable Logic Array, Its function and design using PLA
    Charge coupled devices its function and applications
    Binary Multiplication and Division algorithm


    Subir Kumar Sarkar is professor in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, West Bengal, India. He has published five textbooks on engineering and more than 480 technical research papers in archived international and national journals and peer-reviewed conferences. Prof. Sarkar is a senior member of the IEEE; life fellow of the Institute of Engineers, India, and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India; and life member of the Indian Society for Technical Education and the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science.

    Asish Kumar De is associate professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India. He has published around 20 research papers in archived international and national journals and peer-reviewed conferences. His research interests include nanodevice simulation and modeling and application of soft computing tools in device modeling. Prof. De has 10 years of research experience and has been teaching for more than 26 years.

    Souvik Sarkar obtained his ME and PhD in engineering from Jadavpur University. He is an application consultant at IBM Global Business Services, India. He has published around 25 research publications in archived international and national journals and peer-reviewed conferences.

    "This book is a comprehensive work by the authors that provides an understanding of the basic principles of digital electronics and logic design. It describes the functioning of digital circuits, both combinational and sequential, in detail. It also introduces the functioning of modern digital circuits in a simple manner, and problems are worked out for ease of understanding. As a textbook, it will benefit the student pursuing a first course in electrical or computer engineering."

    —Prof. Goutam Ghosh, University of Calcutta, India

    "This book has been excellently written to bridge the gap between theory and practice and to develop the prototype to showcase the talents. The presentation of the book is lucid with adequate figures, tables, and examples. The chapters on logic families, memories, and analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters will be useful for postgraduate students as well. Overall, I rate it a very good book."

    —Prof. Prasanna Kumar Sahu, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India