Digital Electronics and Microprocessors

Learning objectives

  • Explain the difference between digital and analog signals
  • Describe logic levels in a digital circuit
  • For the standard logic gates that make up a digital circuit:
    • Determine the output for any combination of input
    • Identify the proper schematic symbol
  • Determine the output of a digital circuit based on given inputs
  • Explain the function of a J-K flip-flop circuit
  • Describe the purpose of a microprocessor in an industrial control system
  • Explain the purpose of a microprocessor program
  • Describe the components found in a basic microprocessor-based system

Course overview

Instrumentation and control systems increasing rely on digital circuits and microprocessors to transmit, analyze, and interpret measurements from sensors throughout a facility. Troubleshooting and repairing these systems requires specific knowledge of digital logic and an understanding of digital circuit operation, including microprocessors. The Digital Electronics and Microprocessors training course explains how digital signals differ from analog signals. It describes the operation of many common digital components and circuits.

This online training course covers:

  • Digital signals
  • Logic gates
  • Basic digital circuits
  • Microprocessor systems

Digital Electronics and Microprocessors is part of the electronics Fundamentals training series.

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