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Reflecting lengthy experience in the engineering industry, this bestseller provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of digital fundamentals—from basic concepts to microprocessors, programmable logic, and digital signal processing. Floyd's acclaimed emphasis on applications using real devices and on troubleshooting gives users the problem-solving experience they'll need in their professional careers. Known for its clear, accurate explanations of theory supported by superior exercises and examples, this book's full-color format is packed with the visual aids today's learners need to grasp often complex concepts. KEY TOPICS: The book features a comprehensive review of fundamental topics and a unique introduction to two popular programmable logic software packages (Altera and Xilinx) and boundary scan software. For electronic technicians, system designers, engineers.
This best selling book is well known for effectively combining a clear, highly-accurate explanation of theory--supported by superior exercises, examples, and illustrations--and an emphasis on troubleshooting and applications using actual devices. The Sixth Edition features stronger coverage of key areas (including two new chapters on Programmable Logic Devices), new exercises throughout the text, and an improved pedagogical framework. It includes two specially designed sections which link principles to real world practices--a Digital System Application section in every chapter, and practical Workbench activities throughout the text. Plus, Digital Fundamentals, Sixth Edition features an exciting full color format which uses color to enhance the instructional value of photographs, illustrations, tables, charts, and graphs. Throughout the text's coverage, the use of mathematics is limited to only those concepts that are needed for understanding. Floyd's acclaimed troubleshooting emphasis, as always, provides students with the problem solving experience they need to step out of the classroom and into a job!
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Packed with full-color photographs, illustrations, graphs, and more, this acclaimed introduction to digital fundamentals 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. Offers Electronics Workbench tutorials for many of the chapters on a book-specific Web site. For anyone looking to brush up on the basics of digital circuits.
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