• Program: Electronics Technology
  • Course: Basic Digital Logic
  • Course #: ELEC1450
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the student to digital electronic circuits. Numbering systems are introduced and a variety of binary codes discussed. Logic family characteristics are discussed. Truth tables, Boolean algebra and Karnaugh Maps are used to analyze, troubleshoot and design digital circuits.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Recognize the binary, octal, decimal and hex numbering systems
Perform math and logical operations with the different number systems
Identify logic symbols and circuits
Troubleshoot digital circuits
Construct a logic circuit from a boolean equation and viceversa
Construct Truth Tables and switching circuits for the AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, XOR and XNOR logic gates
Analyze the AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, XOR, XNOR and combination circuits
Discuss ICs and digital logic hardware
Recognize different IC packaging and logic families

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ELEC1250 or equivalent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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