Digital Electronics Demystified

Paperback | January 11, 2005

byMyke Predko

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The field of teaching digital electronics has not changed significantly in the past 20 years. Many of the same books that first became available in the late 1970s and early 1980s are still being used as basic texts. In the 20+ years since these were written, the basic rules have not changed, but they do not provide strong links to modern electronics including CMOS logic, Programmable Logic Devices and microprocessor/microcontroller interfacing. Courses teaching introductory digital electronics will fill in the missing areas of information for students, but neither the instructors nor students have resources to explain modern technology and interfaces. One assumption made by all the standard texts is that experimenting with digital electronics cannot be done easily - in the proposed book, “digital guru” Myke Predko will show how readers can set up their own apparatus for experimenting with digital electronics for less than $10.

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The field of teaching digital electronics has not changed significantly in the past 20 years. Many of the same books that first became available in the late 1970s and early 1980s are still being used as basic texts. In the 20+ years since these were written, the basic rules have not changed, but they do not provide strong links to mo...

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SWITCH ON YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF DIGITAL ELECTRONICS!Now anyone can gain a deeper understanding of digital electronics -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Digital Electronics Demystified, electronics expert and author Myke Predko provides a totally painless way to learn enough digital logic and electronics to ...

Myke Predko is New Technologies Test Engineer at Celestica in Toronto, Canada. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Programming and Customizing PICMicro Microcontrollers, Second Edition, and is a co-designer of both TAB Electronics Build Your Own Robot Kits.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 9.3 × 7.3 × 0.69 inPublished:January 11, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071441417

ISBN - 13:9780071441414

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Part One: Introduction to Digital Electronics

Chapter 1: The Underpinnings of Digital Electronics

Chapter 2: Effectively Optimizing Combinatorial Circuits

Chapter 3: Creating Digital Electronic Circuits

Chapter 4: Number Systems

Chapter 5: Binary Arithmetic Using Digital Electronics

Chapter 6: Practical Combinatorial Circuit Implementation

Chapter 7: Feedback and Sequential Circuits

Test for Part One

Part Two: Digital Electronics Applications

Chapter 8: Oscillators

Chapter 9: Complex Sequential Circuits

Chapter 10: Circuit Interfaces

Chapter 11: Reading Datasheets

Chapter 12: Computer Processors and Support

Chapter 13: PC Interfacing Basics

Test for Part Two

Final Exam

APPENDIX: ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TESTS, AND FINAL EXAM

INDEX