Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies

Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 283 Digital Design Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 6 3 + 2 96 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nejdet Dogru, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nejdet Dogru, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
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Understanding of digital logic at the gate and switch level including both combinational and sequential logic elements.Understanding of the clocking methodologies necessary to manage the flow of information and preservation of circuit state.An appreciation for the specification methods used in designing digital logic and the basics of the compilation process that transforms these specifications into logic networks.

  1. Course overview
  2. Digital Computers and Information
  3. Combinational Logic Circuits
  4. Combinational Logic Design
  5. Combinational Functions and Circuits
  6. Arithmetic Functions and Circuits
  7. Sequential Circuits
  8. Practical Activity
  9. Mid-term Examination
  10. Registers and Register Transfers
  11. Sequencing and Control
  12. Memory Basics
  13. Computer Design Basics
  14. Instruction Set Architecture

  1. Digital Computers and Information
  2. Combinational Logic Circuits
  3. Combinational Logic Design
  4. Combinational Functions and Circuits
  5. Arithmetic Functions and Circuits
  6. Sequential Circuits
  7. Sequential Circuits
  8. Registers and Register Transfers
  9. Sequencing and Control

  1. Sequencing and Control
  2. Memory Basics
  3. Memory Basics

  • Lectures
  • Practical Sessions
  • Excersises
  • Assignments
  • Demonstration
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Midterm Exam(s)130
Final Exam140
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
  • Evaluate basic theories, processes and outcomes of computing;
  • Apply theory, techniques and relevant tools to the specification, analysis, design, implementation and testing of a simple computing product;
  • Knowledge and critical understanding of the well-established principles of computing, and of the way in which those principles have developed as technology has progressed
  • Knowledge of all of the main development methods relevant to the field of computing, and ability to evaluate critically the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems in the field of study
  • M. Moris Mano and Charles R. Kime, Logic and Computer Design Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, Pearson, 2008.

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)800.7560
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)16116
Midterm Examination (1 week)11010
Final Examination(1 week)11010
Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
Preparation for Final Examination60
Total Workload: 96
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4