This introductory text to digital fundamentals is packed with full-color photographs, illustrations, graphs, and more. This book reasonably emphasizes troubleshooting and applications using real devices. It provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of digital fundamentals, from basic concepts to microprocessors. Supports clear, accurate explanations of theory with superior exercises, examples, and visual aids. Includes only the mathematics readers need to understand certain concepts. Is accompanied by an Electronics Workbench circuits disk that is keyed to problems and activities in the book. It offers Electronics Workbench tutorials for many of the chapters on a book-specific Web site.
The key feature of this book is balanced treatment of basic concepts, up-to-date technology, practical applications, and troubleshooting, 15 chapters discuss introductory concepts, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplification, combinational logic, programmable logic devices, flip-flops and related devices, counters, shift registers, sequential logic applications of PLDS, memory and storage, interfacing, microprocessors and computers, integrated circuit technologies, and number systems, operations, and codes. This is very nice book for anyone looking to brush up on the basics of digital circuits.