code CC725
credit_hours 3
title VLSI System Design
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Description/Outcomes This course focuses on a range of current VLSI design methods, testing and design-for-test techniques. The course presents designs for data-path subsystems including adders, shifters, multipliers, counters and others. Moreover, the course describes memory subsystems and special-purpose subsystems including clocking, I/O, mixed-signal blocks and routing techniques.
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objectives To become versed in VLSI design to face the encountered growing challenges of power consumption and productivity of CAD tools.
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  • N. Weste, D. Harris, “CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective”, Addison Wesley, 2005.
  • N. Weste, K. Eshraghian, “Principles of CMOS VLSI Design”, 2nd Edition, Addison Wesley, 1993.
  • R. Troutman, “Latchup in CMOS Technology: The Problem and its Cure”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1986.
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