Study the fundamentals of CMOS circuits and its characteristics.
Learn the design and realization of combinational & sequential digital circuits.
Architectural choices and performance tradeoffs involved in designing and realizing the
circuits in CMOS technology are discussed
Learn the different FPGA architectures and testability of VLSI circuits.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO MOS TRANSISTOR 9
MOS Transistor, CMOS logic, Inverter, Pass Transistor, Transmission gate, Layout Design Rules,
Gate Layouts, Stick Diagrams, Long-Channel I-V Charters tics, C-V Charters tics, Non ideal I-V
Effects, DC Transfer characteristics, RC Delay Model, Elmore Delay, Linear Delay Model, Logical
effort, Parasitic Delay, Delay in Logic Gate, Scaling.
UNIT II COMBINATIONAL MOS LOGIC CIRCUITS 9
Circuit Families: Static CMOS, Ratioed Circuits, Cascode Voltage Switch Logic, Dynamic
Circuits, Pass Transistor Logic, Transmission Gates, Domino, Dual Rail Domino, CPL, DCVSPG,
DPL, Circuit Pitfalls. Power: Dynamic Power, Static Power, Low Power Architecture.
UNIT III SEQUENTIAL CIRCUIT DESIGN 9
Static latches and Registers, Dynamic latches and Registers, Pulse Registers, Sense Amplifier
Based Register, Pipelining, Schmitt Trigger, Monostable Sequential Circuits, Astable Sequential
Circuits. Timing Issues : Timing Classification Of Digital System, Synchronous Design.
UNIT IV DESIGN OF ARITHMETIC BUILDING BLOCKS AND SUBSYSTEM 9
Arithmetic Building Blocks: Data Paths, Adders, Multipliers, Shifters, ALUs, power and speed
tradeoffs, Case Study: Design as a tradeoff. Designing Memory and Array structures: Memory Architectures and Building Blocks, Memory Core, Memory Peripheral Circuitry.
UNIT V IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES AND TESTING 9
FPGA Building Block Architectures, FPGA Interconnect Routing Procedures. Design for
Testability: Ad Hoc Testing, Scan Design, BIST, IDDQ Testing, Design for Manufacturability,
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, STUDENTS SHOULD be ABLE TO
Realize the concepts of digital building blocks using MOS transistor.
Design combinational MOS circuits and power strategies.
Design and construct Sequential Circuits and Timing systems.
Design arithmetic building blocks and memory subsystems.
Apply and implement FPGA design flow and testing.
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Perspective‖, 4th Edition, Pearson , 2017 (UNIT I,II,V)
2. Jan M. Rabaey ,Anantha Chandrakasan, Borivoje. Nikolic, ‖Digital Integrated Circuits:A
Design perspective‖, Second Edition , Pearson , 2016.(UNIT III,IV)
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2. Sung-Mo kang, Yusuf leblebici, Chulwoo Kim ―CMOS Digital Integrated Circuits:Analysis
& Design‖,4th edition McGraw Hill Education,2013
3. Wayne Wolf, ―Modern VLSI Design: System On Chip‖, Pearson Education, 2007
4. R.Jacob Baker, Harry W.LI., David E.Boyee, ―CMOS Circuit Design, Layout and
Simulation‖, Prentice Hall of India 2005.