Digital Electronics and Digital Logic Design Course


logic gates and making all gates using nand and nor gates

September 27, 2018

Logic Gates simplified & deriving all gates using NAND and NOR gates

We kick off our digital electronics course with these essential digital components. The basic building blocks of the digital world are logic gates. They are used to implement Boolean logic which is the crux of all digital operations.

sequential and combinational logic circuits types of logic circuits

September 29, 2018

Sequential and Combinational logic circuits – Types of logic circuits

There are two main types of digital logic circuits in digital electronics. Combinational and sequential logic circuits are found in every digital device around you. Let’s take a look at what these digital circuits are and what they comprise.

code converter circuits digital binary gray excess 3

September 30, 2018

Code Converters – Binary to Excess 3, Binary to Gray and Gray to Binary

It’s necessary to understand digital code converters to realize the importance of encoding data to fit our demands of designing logic circuits. Code converters are also an important class of digital electronics circuitry.

full adder, half adder, full subtractor, half subtractor

October 1, 2018

Half Adder, Full Adder, Half Subtractor & Full Subtractor

Arithmetic combinational circuits are the norm in modern ICs. In this post, we will take a look at adders and subtractors. These are the most basic yet important circuits that we will learn about in this digital electronics course.

4-bit parallel adder and 4-bit parallel subtractor

October 2, 2018

4-bit parallel adder and 4-bit parallel subtractor – designing & logic diagram

In digital electronics, if you have more than two or three bits of data to add or subtract, a full adder or a full subtractor won’t suffice. To add and subtract two four-bit numbers we use parallel adders and parallel subtractors.

comparator - comparators using logic gates 1 bit 2 bit 3 bit

October 3, 2018

Comparator – Designing 1-bit, 2-bit and 4-bit comparators using logic gates

A comparator is a combinational logic circuit that compares input bits and gives an output that indicates the equality/inequality of a digital circuit.

multiplier - 2-bit 3-bit digital

October 4, 2018

Multiplier – Designing of 2-bit and 3-bit binary multiplier circuits

To multiply binary digits we need a special digital circuit called a multiplier. Let’s understand some multiplication rules and design the third most important arithmetic logic circuit that we will study in this digital electronics course.

multiplexer and demultiplexer

October 9, 2018

Multiplexer and Demultiplexer – Data selectors and data distributors

A multiplexer and a demultiplexer are two important combinational circuits important for digital data transmission.

Encoder decoder and priority encoder

October 10, 2018

Encoders, Decoders and Priority Encoders – Simplified explanation & designing

Digital data transmission, encryption, and compression are vital operations and are done by encoders and decoders. Let’s study their working and design.

shift registers pipo piso sipo siso

October 16, 2018

Shift Registers – Parallel & Serial – PIPO, PISO, SISO, SIPO

In digital electronics, data needs to be moved quickly and efficiently. Shif registers are an excellent way of transporting digital data.

Flip-flops and latches understand their design and truth tables

October 25, 2018

Flip-Flops & Latches – Design with gates & understand their truth tables

One of the most integral parts of modern digital electronics and gadgets is the memory. Storage is expensive. And flip-flops are the building blocks of storage.

Counters - Synchronous and Asynchronous up, down and up-down counters

November 17, 2018

Counters – Synchronous, Asynchronous, up, down & Johnson ring counters

Counters perform the function of counting events in digital electronics and digital circuits. There are many types of digital counters. We will take a look at a few important ones and understand the process of designing them.