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SYSC 2310 [0.5 credit] Introduction to Digital Systems

Number systems: binary, decimal, hexadecimal. Digital representation of information. Computer arithmetic: integer, floating point, fixed point. Boolean logic, realization as basic digital circuits. Applications: simple memory circuits, synchronous sequential circuits for computer systems. Finite state machines, state graphs, counters, adders. Asynchronous sequential circuits. Races.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for ELEC 2607.
Prerequisite(s): (ECOR 1051 and ECOR 1052 and ECOR 1053 and ECOR 1054) or ECOR 1606 or SYSC 1005, and enrolment in Computer Systems Engineering, Communications Engineering, or Software engineering, and second-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.