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Integrated VLSI Systems

  • Course Code :
    ELE 563
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of this course, students will be able to:  Apply the operational theories of static and dynamic digital circuits based on their circuit functionality and performance;  Understand the basic principles and theory of operation of static and dynamic memory circuits;  Design, and simulate digital circuits with emphasis on the performance and chip area using the Electronic Design Automation (EDA);  Enhance the student skills in the design applications of the digital signal processing (DSP) subsystems.  Enhance the student skills in the basic principles and theory of low-voltage low-power design issues.

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Integrated VLSI Systems

Integrated system design, Memory cells and systems, Logic arrays, VLSI design methodologies, Applications in digital signal and data processing systems, Low-power, low-voltage design issues.

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Integrated VLSI Systems


Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a5- State the strategies of digital integrated circuits using FPGAs in DSP applications.
2- a6- Explain the basic principles and theory of low-voltage low-power design issues.
3- a1- Describe basic issues in digital integrated circuit design, CMOS IC layout of complex gates and design rules.
4- a2- Explain optimizing timing issues in CMOS circuits.
5- a3- Estimate different styles of logic circuits.
6- a4- Illustrate the static and dynamic implementation of memory circuits.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1- Investigate performance of digital logic and memory circuits based in transistor level.
2- b2- Compare between different digital logic and memory styles.
3- b3- Apply the presented digital design in the DSP applications and low-voltage low-power design.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Interpret theories and techniques of digital electronics to solve digital circuit problem.
2- c2. Build the components and requirements for designing a complete digital circuit application.
3- c3. Develop the design and implementation of digital integrated circuits using software tools.

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
Definitions and Terminologies of the state-of-the art of digital integrated technology. 5 3 2
Design Rules Design methodology and tools 5 3 2
Static behaviour of digital circuits 10 6 4
Dynamic behaviour of digital circuits 10 6 4
Designing for high-speed digital circuits 5 3 2
Designing for low-power digital circuits 5 3 2
Design digital circuits using different clocking strategy. 5 3 2
Semiconductor static memories and RAM Cores. 10 6 5
Peripheral memory circuits. 5 3 2
Apply DSP applications 10 6 4
Low-voltage low-power design 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
Experiential 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
• Quizzes o In Class Quizzes 10.00
o Assignments 10.00
o Lab Experiment 5.00
o Mid-Term Exams 30.00
o Oral Exam 5.00

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Course notes :

Integrated system design, Memory cells and systems, Logic arrays, VLSI design methodologies, Applications in digital signal and data processing systems, Low-power, low-voltage design issues.

Recommended books :

 Recommended book (textbook): Jan M. Rabaey; “Digital Integrated Circuits”; 2nd Ed.; Prentice Hall; 2003.  Essential book: Neil H.E. Weste and David Harris; "CMOS VLSI Design, A Circuits and Systems Perspective", 3rd Ed.; Pearson Addison-Wesley; 2005.

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