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June 26, 2011
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Developing Digital Systems Testing Course for Engineering and Technology CurriculumAbstractDigital systems have penetrated in all aspects of everyday life – starting from household ovens toprofessional supercomputers. As such, curriculum in electrical, computer, andtelecommunication engineering disciplines incorporate the basics of digital systems as amandatory course. Such courses traditionally contain the design aspects of digital systems.Testing of such systems is seldom covered in those courses 1, 2. However, testing of such rapidlygrowing systems is both complex and costly 3. As a result, it has become an important part of theoverall life cycle of any digital system. Due to its importance and significance in the real world,digital system testing needs to be accommodated in the curriculum of the above mentioneddisciplines. This paper presents an outline of such a course with laboratory activities andassessment strategies. Also, it assesses the performance of students in related courses in order tojustify the appropriateness of such course in the above mentioned engineering disciplines.
Hasan, M. Z. (2011, June), Developing and Implementing Digital Systems Testing Course for Engineering and Technology Curriculum Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--17737
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