Course Details

ELE 419 Integrated Circuit Design
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is not open this term

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Prerequisite(s)ELE 315 Electronics II
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Project Design/Management
Instructor (s)Faculty Members 
Course objectiveThe goal of the course is to provide the contemporary concepts about digital and analog integrated circuit (IC) design and production rules. This course involves the topics of fundamentals of Integrated Circuits and VLSI design, MOS Transistor Theory, CMOS Cell Design for Static and Dynamic Logic Circuits, Computer Aided CMOS VLSI Design, CMOS analog circuit design.  
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully is expected to L.O.1. Learn the fundamental concepts of CMOS based analog and digital VLSI Integrated circuits,
  2. L.O.2. Design combinational and sequential circuits using CMOS Layout Rules,
  3. L.O.3. Be able to use simulation environment for CMOS Integrated Circuit Design,
  4. L.O.4. Be capable of evaluating the IC fabrication processes and adapt circuit designs for production,
  5. L.O.5. Be aware of rapidly developing microelectronics industry.
Course ContentScope and History of Integrated Circuits, MOS Transistor Theory, Fundamentals of CMOS circuit design, Computer Aided Design and Simulation of CMOS Circuits, Static and Dynamic Logic Gates, CMOS based analog design for single and multistage amplifiers, current mirrors, differantial pairs, frequency response, noise and filtering, oscilators, modulators and data converters. 
ReferencesBaker R.J., CMOS Circuit Design, Layout and Simulation, 3rd Edition, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2010
Weste N.H.E. and Harris D.M., Integrated Circuit Design, 4th Edition, Pearson, 2011.
Hodges D.A., Jackson G.H. and Saleh R.A., Digital Integrated Circuit, 3rd Edition, Mc Graw Hill, 2005.
Razavi B., Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, 2nd Edition, Mc Graw Hill, 2012

Course outline weekly

Week 1Scope and History of Integrated Circuit Technologies
Week 2MOSFET Transistor Theory and Characteristics
Week 3CMOS VLSI Circuit Manufacturing Techniques
Week 4Integrated Circuit Layout Design: MOSFET Transistors, Interconnects, Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors
Week 5CMOS VLSI Techniques for Digital Circuits: (Inverter, NAND, NOR Gates)
Week 6CMOS VLSI Digital Circuit Characterization and Performance Values (Power, Speed, Noise, Test & Reliability)
Week 7CMOS VLSI Design of Dynamic Logic Circuits (Adder, Multiplexers, Latch Circuits and Memory Cell Design)
Week 8Design of CMOS VLSI Complex Logic Circuits (ALU, PLA, ASIC)
Week 9Midterm
Week 10CMOS VLSI Techniques for Analog Circuits: Single Stage Amplifiers, Current Mirrors, Differential Pairs
Week 11Multi Stage Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers,
Week 12Frequency Response, Noise and Filtering Circuits, Oscillators and Modulators
Week 13Data Converters (Analog / Digital (ADC) -Serial / Analog (DAC) Converters)
Week 14Project Presentations
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes560
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 13 3 39
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)13339
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment3515
Midterms (Study duration)12525
Final Exam (Study duration) 13030
Total Workload3286168

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.    X 
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.   X 
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.     X
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.    X
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.  X  
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.   X  
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.   X 
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.   X 
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. X   
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. X   
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.    X
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.    X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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