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Course Details

ELE419 - Integrated Circuit Design

2022-2023 Fall term information
The course is open this term
Supervisor(s)
Name Surname Position Section
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Dinçer Gökcen Supervisor 21
Weekly Schedule by Sections
Section Day, Hours, Place
21 Thursday, 13:00 - 15:45, E6

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

ELE419 - Integrated Circuit Design
Program Theoretıcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
Undergraduate 3 0 3 6
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : ELE315
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Project Design/Management
Course objective : The 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 : A student who completes the course successfully is expected to Learn the fundamental concepts of CMOS based analog and digital VLSI Integrated circuits, Design combinational and sequential circuits using CMOS Layout Rules, Be able to use simulation environment for CMOS Integrated Circuit Design, Be capable of evaluating the IC fabrication processes and adapt circuit designs for production, Be aware of rapidly developing microelectronics industry.
Course content : Scope 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.
References : Baker 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
Weeks Topics
1 Scope and History of Integrated Circuit Technologies
2 MOSFET Transistor Theory and Characteristics
3 CMOS VLSI Circuit Manufacturing Techniques
4 Integrated Circuit Layout Design: MOSFET Transistors, Interconnects, Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors
5 CMOS VLSI Techniques for Digital Circuits: (Inverter, NAND, NOR Gates)
6 CMOS VLSI Digital Circuit Characterization and Performance Values (Power, Speed, Noise, Test & Reliability)
7 CMOS VLSI Design of Dynamic Logic Circuits (Adder, Multiplexers, Latch Circuits and Memory Cell Design)
8 Design of CMOS VLSI Complex Logic Circuits (ALU, PLA, ASIC)
9 Midterm
10 CMOS VLSI Techniques for Analog Circuits: Single Stage Amplifiers, Current Mirrors, Differential Pairs
11 Multi Stage Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers,
12 Frequency Response, Noise and Filtering Circuits, Oscillators and Modulators
13 Data Converters (Analog / Digital (ADC) -Serial / Analog (DAC) Converters)
14 Project Presentations
15 Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 3 10
Presentation 0 0
Project 1 20
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 30
Final exam 1 40
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 60
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 40
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 13 3 39
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 13 3 39
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 1 20 20
Homework assignment 3 5 15
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study Duration) 1 25 25
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 30 30
Total workload 32 86 168
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.
2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.
3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.
4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.
5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.
6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.
7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.
8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.
9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.
10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.
11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.
13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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