Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Introduction to VLSI Design

EE-428

Lecturer(s) :

Leblebici Yusuf
Tajalli Seyed Armin

Language:

English

Summary

The course objective is to introduce the fundamental principles of VLSI circuit design, to examine the basic building blocks of large-scale digital integrated circuits, and to provide hands-on design experience with professional design (EDA) platforms.

Content

CMOS device technology

Basic CMOS circuit design (inverters)

Concepts of delay time and drive strength

Complex logic gates

Sequential circuit design (Latch, DFF)

Clock generation and distribution

Interconnect parasitics and estimation

Arithmetic circuits: adders and multipliers

Memory cells and arrays

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Classroom teaching complemented by EDA lab (EDA-TP)

Assessment methods

Midterm examination

Final examination

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17   MXF1 
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German