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Welcome to the web page of Dr. H. Haralambous
PhD, BEng(Hons)


AEEE 191 -  Digital Circuits I


In this web space you may find lecture notes and other relevant material for the Spring 2018 semester on Digital Circuit Design.

It is highly recommended for students to have the following lecture notes with them in hard copies in each and every lecture. In this respect, notes are provided in portable document format (pdf) and can be downloaded by right-clicking on each link. Not all lecture notes are currently available but they will become available in due time as the course progresses.

The notes provided must not be considered as a replacement of either attendance of lectures or study of the suggested textbooks. Their purpose is to assist you in your studying and provide you with guidelines on what you should be focusing on. You are encouraged to enhance notes with study from the recommended literature and web links.

Subject Information

Course outline

Prerequisite course 





Right click on the following links to save the lecture notes on your PC, then print them.

Week #

Lecture #

Topics covered

Week 1



Introductory Digital Concepts




Week 2

Lecture 1


Number systems operations and codes

homework 1





Week 3

Lecture 2


Logic Gates


homework 2


Week 4



Logic Gates





Week 5

Lecture 3


Boolean Algebra and Logic Simplification


homework 3




Week 6

Test 1




homework 3b



homework 3c


homework 3d

Week 7

Lecture 4

Combinational Logic

homework 4

TEST 1 (22/3/2018)

Week 8


Lecture 5

Universal gates




Week 9


Test 2




homework 4b



Week 10

Lecture 6

Functions of Combinational  Logic


homework 5





Week 11

Lecture 7

Sequential Logic


homework 6




Week 12

Lecture 8


Analysing Sequential Circuits


homework 7


homework 8



TEST 2 (10/5/2018)




Week 13









According to the Instituteís regulations, 60% of a studentís grade corresponds to the result of his/her final examination. The remaining 40% is the studentís coursework grade, which will be calculated as follows:

Evaluation Type

After completion of


Test 1

Week 5


Test 2

Week 9


Lab report




Lectures will be given in every class session and they will be based on the main textbook. The assignments and examinations will be based on the material covered in class. Students are advised to purchase the main textbook on which many topics of the course are covered. Students are also advised to review the extensive list of books offered at the FIT library on the subject.

Main textbook

  • Thomas L. Floyd, Digital Fundamentals, Prentice Hall, 2002

Additional reading and other learning recourses

  • P. Ashenden, The Studentís Guide to VHDL, Morgan Kaufmann, 1998
  • David van den Bout, The Practical Xilinx Designers Lab Book, Prentice Hall, 1999
  • John Wakerly, Digital Design: Principles and Practices and Xilinx 4.2i, 3/e, Prentice Hall, 2003