Architecture of Digital Circuits

  • Jean-Pierre DeschampsEmail author
  • Elena Valderrama
  • Lluís Terés


This chapter defines the classical partition of a digital circuit into data path and control unit. It starts with an introductory example. Then, some general considerations are presented.


  1. Deschamps JP, Valderrama E, Terés Ll (2017) Digital Systems: from Logic Gates to Processors. Springer, New York.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Deschamps
    • 1
    Email author
  • Elena Valderrama
    • 2
  • Lluís Terés
    • 3
  1. 1.TarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Escola d’EnginyeriaCampus de la UABBellaterraSpain
  3. 3.Institute of Microelectronics of BarcelonaCampus de la UABBellaterraSpain

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