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Integrated Circuits

  • Course Code :
    ELE 561
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 Understand the basic principles of families of digital integrated circuits;  Enhance the student skills in the basic principles of low-voltage low-power design issues.  Understand the basic principles and theory of analog and Mixed-signal integrated circuits;  Enhance the student skills in the design of communication subsystems.  Design, and simulate electronic circuits using the Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

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Integrated Circuits

Switching characteristics of transistors, Digital integrated circuits including ECL, T2 L, CMOS, BiCMOS, Low voltage-low power and high performance design issues, Lab project, Design of analog circuits such as: current sources and mirrors, differential, low-noise and feedback amplifiers, mixers and oscillators, Applications of these circuits in areas such as A/D and D/A conversion and receiver front-end.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1- Explain the basic principles of digital integrated circuits including ECL, T2 L, CMOS, BiCMOS.
2- a2- Describe the basic principles and theory of low-voltage low-power design issues.
3- a3- Explain the basic principles and theory of low-noise and feedback amplifiers in analog integrated circuits.
4- a4- Illustrate the basic principles and theory of the A/D and D/A conversion in Mixed-signal integrated circuits.
5- a5- Explain the basic principles mixers and oscillators in the receiver front-end.
6- a6- Select the appropriate application of communication subsystems in the integrated circuit design.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1- Compare between different digital logic families in the digital integrated styles in terms of the functionality and performance.
2- b2- Analyze low-noise and feedback amplifiers and the A/D and D/A conversion.
3- b3- Analyze and design building units in the receiver front-end.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Build the basic components and requirements to design a communication subsystem.
2- c2. Develop the design and implementation of electronic circuits using software tools.
3- c3. Develop technical report writing skills.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team
2- d2. Communicate effectively.
3- d3. Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources
4- d4. Search for information and engage in life-long self-learning discipline.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Families of digital integrated circuits. 10 6 4
Designing for high-speed digital circuits 5 3 2
Designing for low-power digital circuits 5 3 2
Low-noise and feedback amplifiers in analog integrated circuits 15 9 6
The A/D and D/A converters 15 9 6
Basic issues of mixers in the receiver front-end. 10 6 4
Basic issues of oscillators in the receiver front-end. 10 6 4
Applications of the communication subsystems in the integrated circuit design 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
Experimental Learning
Cooperative Learning
Research
Site Visit (Field Trip)
Project / Assignment

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final exam 40.00
Lab Experiment 5.00
o In Class Quizzes 10.00
o Mid-Term Exams 30.00
o Project / Assignment 10.00
Oral Exam 5.00

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Course notes :

Instructor notes.

Recommended books :

Recommended book (text books): B. Razavi, RF Microelectronics, Prentice-Hall, 2012. Recommended book (text books): Behzad Razavi, "Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits," McGraw-Hill, 2001.  Essential book: Neil H.E. Weste and David Harris; "CMOS VLSI Design, A Circuits and Systems Perspective", 4rd Edition; Pearson Addison-Wesley; 2011.

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