22Digital Electronics

OBJECTIVES: After studying this chapter, you will be able to

  • Explain binary, hexadecimal, and octal number systems
  • Explain the practical importance of all those number systems
  • Write decimal numbers in binary, octal, and hexadecimal systems and convert those to decimal numbers
  • Define bit, byte, word, LSB, MSB, overflow, flag, microprocessor, and microcontroller
  • Understand conversion from an analog measurement to a digital number
  • Describe the relationship between precision in measurement and the number of bits of digital representation of the measured value
  • Define and use DAC, ADC, A/D, and D/A
  • Define signed and unsigned numbers and their application in measurement of physical systems
  • Do basic arithmetic operations in binary ...

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