Digital Systems

Course Information
TitleΨΗΦΙΑΚΑ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ / Digital Systems
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSpyridon Nikolaidis
Course ID40003032

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 60
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreSpecial Election744

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Introductory course to buinary arithmetic systems, to digital logic and to analysis and design of digital circuits, combinational and sequential
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Digital Systems, Binary arithmetic, signed numbers, codes. Boolean logic and gates, Boolean functions, digital logic gates, Combinational logic, Analysis, Synthesis, Design methodology, Adder, Size comparators, Decoders, Coders, Multiplexers, Three state gates. Sequential logic, memory cells, flip/flops, Analysis of synchronous sequential circuits, Design of synchronous sequential circuit. Registers, Shifters, Counters, RAM, ROM, programmable logic.
Binary numbers, Boolean logic, Combinational circuits, Sequential circuits
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Slides in power point and use of projector
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Writing exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ψηφιακή Σχεδίαση, 6η έκδοση, Moris Mano και Michael Ciletti, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου 2. Ψηφιακή Σχεδίαση , Αρχές και Πρακτικές, John F. Wakerly, Εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος 3. Σχεδίαση ψηφιακών συστημάτων με τη γλώσσα VHDL, Stephen Brown, Zvonko Vranesic, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα
Additional bibliography for study
Logic and Computer design fundamentals, Third and Fourth edition, M. Morris Mano, Charles R. Kime, Pearson International Edition, 2008
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