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ENS2456 Digital Electronics
Credit Points: 15
ENS1161 Computer Fundamentals OR
ENS1162 Electrical Engineering 1A
This unit presents a technology review of digital logic families. Memory functions, memory types, and the design of large memory arrays are explained and an introduction to FPGA and CPLB programmable logic devices is given. Digital design and analysis methods, top-down design, algorithmic state machines (ASM), synthesis of ASM, sequencing and control and CPU design are also covered. An introduction to VHDL, simulation and testing of digital systems is included.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E66Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)
K03Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Bachelor of Computer Science
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
K52Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
G69Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
K06Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
K94Bachelor of Engineering Science
U78Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems)
MABUSNComputer Systems Major
MABUSQElectrical Power Major
MABUSLElectronics and Communications Major
MIENGCEngineering (Computer Systems) Minor
MIENGEEngineering (Electronic Systems) Minor
MABUSMInstrumentation Control and Automation Major
MABUSKMechatronics Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013