Course Title : Integraged Circuits Engineering

Code 61130
Course Year 4th year
Term 1st term
Class day & Period
Credits 2
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Instructor Hidetoshi Onodera, Takashi Sato, Tohru Ishihara

Course Description

This lecture explains design methodologies for CMOS LSI circuits. Both analog and digital circuits will be covered.


The level of achievement toward the goal of this lecture will be examined by the results of reports.

Course Goals

To understand design flow of CMOS LSI circuits.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
CMOS process and devices 2 Overview of CMOS process technology related to LSI circuit design will be explained. Structures, characteristics and modeling methods for MOS transistors, capacitors, inductors and interconnects will be also explained.
Analog circuit design 2 Architecture and behavior of basic analog circuits such as constant current source and current mirror amplifier will be explained. Design methods for op-amps will be explained.
Digital circuit design 4 Design methodologies for combinational and sequential circuits are explained. Hardware algorithms for alithmetic logic unit will be discussed.
Evaluation and optimization of digital circuits 2 Methodologies for evaluating and optimizing the power consumption and delay of circuits are explained. Test methods will be also explained.
Full custom layout design 2 Design rules and layout verification methods will be explained. Full-custom layout design methods for analog circuits and basic logic gates are explained. Design methodologies for ROM and RAM will be explained.
Chip level layout design 2 Layout design methods and chip-level assembly methods in a cell-based design flow will be explained.
Confirmation of understanding 1 The level of understanding will be confirmed.



Waste and Harris, "CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective"


Logic circuits, Computer engineering, Digital circuits, Embedded computer system

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