19E043PIK - Integrated Circuits Design

Course specification
Course title Integrated Circuits Design
Acronym 19E043PIK
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition none
The goal To give students the basic knowledge of integrated circuits and system design. To develop the ability of students for group work, problem analysis, design, comparative analysis of the results, testing, documenting and presentation methods.
The outcome Students had the basic knowledge of techniques and ability to design and verify a small project of IC or integrated system.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Short survey. CMOS production process. MOS transistor characteristics and models. Scaling. Full - custom IC design, rules and methods. Standard - cell design. Circuit extraction and simulation. Large capacitive loading, output buffers. Practical design aspects for combinational and sequential logic circuits. Structured logic design, clocking. Dissipation.
Contents of exercises Design project is obligatory for each student (Cadence).
  1. Lecture notes available on the website of the department / course
  2. J. Rabaey, A. Chandrakasan, B. Nikolić, "Digital Integrated Circuits - A Design Perspective", Prentice Hall, 2003. (Original title)
  3. D. Hodges, H. Jackson, R. Saleh, “Analysis and Design of Digital Integrated Circuits”, McGraw-Hill, 2003. (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures - Power Point presentations. Practices - teaching assistant solve selected examples. LAB - individual student's work, results presentations and analysis of the students projects.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 50