Overview

combinational circuit


Related Overviews

 

'combinational circuit' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Computing

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A logic circuit whose outputs at a specified time are a function only of the inputs at that time. In practice, any physically realizable combinational circuit will have a finite transit time, or delay, between the inputs changing and the outputs changing; the intention of the term combinational is to include algebraic elements (AND gates, OR gates, etc.) and preclude memory elements (flip-flops, etc.). Analysis and synthesis of combinational circuits is facilitated by Boolean algebra and Karnaugh maps. Compare sequential circuit.

Subjects: Computing.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.