• PLTW Digital Electronics (DE)
    Course Code: T771
    Prerequisites: 75% or Higher in Math 8
    Semester Offered: Full Year - 1 Credit
    Ranking Weight:
    Recommended Grades: 10 & 11
    College Credit: Yes - R.I.T. (6 Hours)

    Course Description:

    This course is the study of electronic circuits that are used to process and control digital signals. Digital electronics is the foundation of all modern electronic devices such as cellular phones, MP3 players, laptop computers, digital cameras, and high-definition televisions. The major focus of the DE course is to expose students to the design process of combinational and sequential logic design, teamwork, communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation.

    Topics, Activities, and Projects:
    • Binary & Hex Number Systems
    • Logic Gates
    • Circuit Design
    • Circuit Maker Pro
    • Sensors
    • Car Design
    • Microprocessors
    • Microcontrollers
    • Circuit Etching
    • Soldering
    • Electronic Component Parts and Breadboard
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Digital Multimeter
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