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Course content

This course gives a basic introduction to digital technology. The course will cover combinatory and sequential logic, from MOS transistors and simple logic gates based on CMOS technology to Boolean algebra, registers, counters, adders. 

Learning outcome

The students will learn to design and analyze digital sequential and combinatorial circuits down to transistor level in a digital CMOS process.


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Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

  • Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).

Overlapping courses

6 credits overlap with INF130/IN240


The course will run through the whole semester, with 2 hours lecturing and 2 hours group work each week. Mandatory assignments must be completed during the course. Rules for mandatory assignments.


A 4 hour written exam. The mandatory assignments must be approved prior to the exam. 

Examination support material

All written and printed exam resources are allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.


The first lecture is compulsory.

Facts about this course






Every autumn

This course is taught for the last time autumn 2017.


Every autumn

Teaching language


Exams can be taken during autumn 2018 and 2019 for those who have mandatory assignments approved.