COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
VLSI Design
Course Code: 
15ECE313
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai

'VLSI Design' is a course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

MOSFETs as switches - NMOS and CMOS physical layouts and stick diagrams. Physical structure of integrated circuits: NMOS and CMOS layers - Designing FET arrays - FET sizing and unit transistor - Physical design of logic gates and design hierarchies.

Unit 2

Analysis of MOS logic gates: DC switching characteristics of NMOS and CMOS inverters - DC characteristics of NAND and NOR gates - Transient response - Gate design for transient performance - Transmission gates and pass transistors.

Unit 3

Designing high speed CMOS logic networks: Gate delays - Driving large capacitive loads - Logical effort - BiCMOS drivers - Clocking and data flow control - Advanced techniques in CMOS logic circuits: Mirror circuits - Pseudo-NMOS - Tristate circuits - Clocked CMOS, Dynamic CMOS logic circuits.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. J. P. Uyemura, “Introduction to VLSI Circuits and Systems”, John Wiley and Sons, Second Edition, 2002
  2. David A Hodges, Horace Jackson, ResveSaleth, ”Analysis and Design of Digital Integrated Circuits”, McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Third Edition, 2003.

REFERENCES

  1. Sung-Mo Kang, Yusuf Leblechi, “CMOS Digital Integrated Circuits - Analysis and Design”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Third Edition, 2003.
  2. Neil Weste, David Harris, Ayan Banerjee, “CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective”, Pearson Education, Third Edition, 2005.