EC220 Digital Electronics & Computer Architecture

Course Name: 

Digital Electronics & Computer Architecture


B.Tech (ECE)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Combinational logic analysis and design: logic minimization methods, Combinational design using MSI, LSI and PLDs, Number systems and arithmetic, Logic families, Delay, Hazards. Sequential logic design: latches and flipflops,  Setup and Hold time , Clock frequency, Finite state machine design, state minimization, state assignment, synthesis using D-FF and JK-FF, counters, shift registers, MSI devices as state machines. Introduction to computer architecture: Instruction Set Architecture, System Software;  Processor Design:  Data path, Control unit, Instruction types, addressing modes.


D.D. Givone, Digital Principles and Design, TMH, 2002
M. Raffiquzzman & Rajan Chandra, Modern Computer Architecture, Galgotia Publications, 1990.
David Patterson and John Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design, Elsevier, 2007.
David Harris Money and Sarah Harris, Digital Design and Computer Architecture, Morgan Kaufman, 2007.

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Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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