Fundamentals of Computer Engineering - EGR 270 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-01-01

Course Description

Covers digital system analysis, design, and implementation. Includes digital logic, Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits, hierarchical design, and introduction to computer organization and assembly language. Features in laboratory work the use of discrete logic, programmable logic devices, and hardware description language to design, simulate, implement, validate, and document digital circuits
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

EGR 270 introduces second year Electrical and Computer Engineering students to digital logic design including basic register transfer level, and hardware description language. This course covers techniques for designing, validating, implementing, and debugging digital circuits which can be integrated together to make larger, more complex digital systems.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: EGR 121 and either EGR 125 or CSC 221

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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