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

- Describe logic gates
- Define the meaning of the logic gates AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, and XOR
- Understand the symbols for the logic gates
- Explain the use of logic gates in digital processes
- Demonstrate the use of logic gates with timing diagrams
- Define the logic functions for AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, and XOR gates
- Put logic gates together to form logic circuits
- Simplify logic circuits and determine the logic function of a given circuit
- Describe the laws of Boolean algebra and employ them for logic circuits
- Use truth tables
- Explain what the product of sums and sum of products are and what their purposes are
- Define what K-maps are and how they can be used ...

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