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BL40A1740 Digital Electronics, 3 cr 
Code BL40A1740  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Digital Electronics  Abbreviation Digital Electro 
Credits3 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Antti Pinomaa 
Anton Poluektov 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta
The course is suitable for distance learning. 
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 1 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Antti Pinomaa, D.Sc. (Tech.), Post-doctoral researcher


After the completion of course, the student is able to design, implement and simulate digital systems based on sequential logic. He/she is able to describe the functionality and implementation of basic sequential logic circuits, registries, memories, programmable logic circuits. In addition, the student is able to understand how digital systems are implemented with electronics and what physical limitations are involved.


Sequential logic, components based on sequential logic, registries, memories, programmable logic circuits, design, simulation and implementation of digital systems, design of algorithmic state machines.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 18 h, exercises 12 h, individual weekly assignments. Independent work 48 h, 2nd period.
Moodle examination and weekly quizzes. On line course. Total workload 78 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  Yes 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, exam 100%. 70% of weekly assignments satisfactorily passed.

Course Materials 

Lecture material in Moodle.
Additionally, it is recommended to follow the book Floyd, Digital Fundamentals to the appropriate extent.

Additional book/material M. Morris Mano, Digital Design.


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Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  max 15 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 15 

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