What to Expect

Est. 1 - 3 Hours

Learn the foundations of combination logic in electronics design with this simple project to make a date of birth display.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • What is Combinational Logic?

    • Design Specifications

    • The Common-Cathode 7-Segment Display

  • 2

    Logic Analysis

    • Truth Tables

    • Setting Up the DOB Truth Table

    • The Karnaugh Map (K-Map)

    • Segment 'a': K-Map

  • 3

    Quiz 1

    • Disjunctive Normal Form: Segments 'b' through 'g'

  • 4

    Logic Circuits

    • Logic Gates in Detail

    • AOI Logic: Segment 'a'

  • 5

    Using Inverted Gates

    • DeMorgan's Laws

    • Segment 'a' in NAND Logic

    • Segment 'a' in NOR Logic

  • 6

    Quiz 2

    • Inverted Logic: Segments 'b', 'c', 'd' and 'f'

  • 7

    Completing the Circuit

    • Ciruit Diagrams

    • Breadboard Assignment

    • Schematic Capture and Layout (Optional)

Introducing Upverter

Upverter is a professional grade tool for systems, schematics & PCB design that works in the browser and is optimized for collaborative teams. Upverter is free to use and is accessible to students, teachers and anyone looking to learn electronics design.