Authors Tocci and Widmer have again created a digital electronics text with a wide variety of tools and topics that provides the necessary foundation in digital electronics that students need for future studies.
NEW ! The eighth edition features more coverage of programmable logic devises (PLDs). This technology is rapidly replacing the use of conventional small- and
medium-scale ICs in modern digital systems. Interspersed throughout the text where
appropriate, this PLD coverage offers students an alternative means of implementing digital logic circuits, from the simplest gates to complex systems.
NEW ! Each text is packaged with two free CD-ROMs. The first CD-ROM contains the entire library of Texas Instruments Logic Data Sheets, including all TTL series, CMOS, and bus interface parts. The second CD-ROM contains:
• Circuits from the text rendered in both Electronics Workbench and CircuitMaker software programs. Students with access to Electronics Workbench software can open and work interactively with the Electronics Workbench circuit files to increase their understanding of concepts and to prepare for laboratory activities. Free CircuitMaker Student Version software is included on the CD-ROM, enabling students to access the CircuitMaker files.
• A limited-compile demonstration version of the PAL Expert CUPL language compiler from Logical Devices, Inc.
UPDATED ! Topics that apply to digital signal processing (DSP), a very rapidly advancing technology in electronics, have been expanded and improved.
UPDATED ! Digital logic technology coverage and terms often encountered in personal computer literature have been updated and improved.
UPDATED ! Students have free access to the text's Companion Website at http://www.prenhall.com/tocci. This site contains review questions for each chapter, which help students test their understanding of the material.