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This book is designed for use in an introductory course on digital logic design, typically offered in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, and other related programs. Such a course is usually offered at the sophomore level. This book makes extensive use of animation to illustrate the flow of data within a digital system and to step through some of the procedures used to design and optimize digital circuits.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Library


Newark, NJ


Logic design, Logic circuits, Digital integrated circuits, Technology, Computer, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Digital Circuits, OAT, Open Affordable Textbooks, OER, Open Educational Resources


Digital Circuits | Other Electrical and Computer Engineering

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An Animated Introduction to Digital Logic Design



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