Digital and Impulse Circuits

Ac.Year:ukončen 2004/2005
EI-BC-3VTB2nd Stage/2nd YearElective
EI-MSC-5VTI2nd Stage/1st YearCompulsory
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/CIO/private/
Completion:examination (written)
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Schwarz Josef, doc. Ing., CSc., DCSY
Lecturer:Schwarz Josef, doc. Ing., CSc., DCSY
Instructor:Jaroš Jiří, Ing., Ph.D., DCSY
Schwarz Josef, doc. Ing., CSc., DCSY
Strnadel Josef, Ing., Ph.D., DCSY
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Computer Systems FIT BUT
Circuit Theory (TOI), UTEE
Logic Systems (LOS), DCSY
Computer Organization and Architecture (VPO), DCSY
Data Communications and Computer Networks (PDT), DIFS
Learning objectives:
  Give knowledge to students with basic types of impulse and digital circuits, learn numerical solution of selected circuits and analysis of circuits by simulator MicroCap.
  Impulse signal. Linear network RC, RCL. Methodology of linear circuit analysis. Semiconductor switching circuits. Digital integrated circuit. Flip-flops, timing and metastable state. Generation and shaping of impulses. Elements and circuits of semiconductor memories. Electronic circuits of interface. Signal along transmission lines. Switched mode power supplies.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Ability of synthesis and analysis of simple digital and impulse circuits and its modeling and simulation.
Syllabus of lectures:
  • Digital signal, linear RLC networks
  • Bipolar and MOSFET switching circuitry
  • Signal gating, clipping and clamping circuits
  • Digital integrated circuit IO
  • Bipolar digital circuits
  • Unipolar digital circuits
  • Basic types of digital integrated circuits
  • Flip-flops, timing, metastable state
  • Level converters, lines, reflections and crosstalks
  • Typical application of IO
  • Pulse generation and shaping
  • Switched-mode power supplies
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
  • C1-C2. Design of linear RLC networks, compensated divider.
  • C3-C4. Design of bipolarswitching circuitry. 
  • C5-C6. Signal gating, clipping and clamping circuits.
  • C7-C8. TTL gate parameters. 
  • C8-C9. Flip-flops, timing, metastable state.
  • C10-C11. One-shot flip flops, Schmitt trigger.
  • C12. Reflections and crosstalks
  • C13. Design of switched-mode power supplies.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
  • Linear RC, CR networks, impulse transformer
  • Bipolar and MOSFET transistor switches
  • TTL gate
  • One shot flip-flops
  • Metastable state in RS flip-flop
  • Reflection along transmission line
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  • Probe of the oscilloscope
  • Maximal rate of synchronous counter
  • Reflection on the line interconnecting TTL gates
Fundamental literature:
  • Tietze, U., Schenk, Ch.: Electronic circuits - design and applications, Springer Verlag, Berlin 1991, ISBN 3-540--50608-X.
  • Schwarz, J.- Dvořák, V.- Bureš, P.: Digital and impulse circuits, textbook, VUT Brno, 1996, 103 pp.
Study literature:
  • Schwarz, J.- Dvořák, V.- Bureš, P.: Digital and impulse circuits, textbook, VUT Brno, 1996, 103 pp.
Progress assessment:
  Midterm exam, 6 protocols from PC laboratory, 4 projects